[kwlug-disc] MDADM and RAID

Chris Irwin chris at chrisirwin.ca
Wed Mar 3 20:49:49 EST 2010


On Wed, 2010-03-03 at 20:42 -0500, Rashkae wrote:
> Chris Irwin wrote:
> > CPU utilization hit 70% on read for the Hitachi disks, and 55% for the
> > Seagates. So let that be a lesson to everybody: Disk cache matters.
> 
> Not that much.  There is something very ... strange about those slow drives.

I almost went as far as saying "Either disk cache matters or Hitachi
sucks", but then I remembered I had to flash the firmware on the
Seagates to prevent them from bricking themselves, so I'm just not
having the best time in picking quality drives.

-- 
Chris Irwin
e:  chris at chrisirwin.ca
w: http://chrisirwin.ca
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