[lug] RAID installation on Fedora 6 Zod

User Dan Ferris dan at usrsbin.com
Wed May 16 14:40:52 MDT 2007

I was saying Linux software RAID is harder compared to Solaris software 
RAID and FreeBSD's software RAID because it's much harder to set it up after 
the OS is installed.  With metainit and gmirror you can create arrays 
without dealing with copying things from disk to disk.

On Wed, 16 May 2007, Sean Reifschneider wrote:

> On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 01:49:09PM -0600, Nate Duehr wrote:
>> How about, under most "normal" disk replacements, zero commands typed
> Sure, that's hardware.  Linux also has hardware that does "zero command
> rebuild".  So, it seems that on the software side it really doesn't get
> much easier than under Linux, and ditto on the hardware side.  Sure, you
> can say that Linux software RAID sucks compared to Solaris hardware RAID,
> but that's just trolling...
> Sean
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