file system sizing with 5.x

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Fri Dec 5 12:22:32 GMT 2003

Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 11:09:42AM +0000, Martin Hepworth wrote:
>>Slight amendment
>>the external SCSI interface runs of a Adaptec aic7899 Ultra160...
> Ah, this is different. How do you plan to attach the disks to the controller?
> To the best of my knowledge, the PERC will only allow you to put disks
> directly attached to its managed backplane under its control.
> You may still be able to aggregate all of the disks using something like
> vinum if you plan to do this, but the overall end result is going to look
> very different.
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The transtec units do all the RAID-ness for you, so all O/S sees is a 
big disk (s) already setup.

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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