RAID 5 solutions?

Lou Kamenov lou.kamenov at
Mon Nov 25 14:48:04 GMT 2002

In some email I received from Jonathan Belson <jon at> on
Mon, 25 Nov 2002 14:41:52 +0000 :
> Hiya
> I'm speccing a server for departmental use (email, web cache, NAT,
> samba - normal stuff) and I was looking at RAID 5 solutions.  I'd
> rather not use vinum since I have no experience with it, so I was
> wondering if anyone had recommendations of RAID cards which are
> well supported under FreeBSD.
> Using SCSI would be a lot more expensive than IDE; does it have
> any significant advantages for this application?  I'm not
> expecting the machine to be pounding its harddrives 24x7.

You can try ccd(4). I`m using it, also the man page is quite helpful,
and i`m sure you can find some more about it on the web.




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