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Re: problems with real-time option.

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Subject: Re: problems with real-time option.
From: Nathan Straz <nstraz@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 10:57:37 -0600
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On Thu, Feb 12, 2004 at 03:55:10PM +0000, Ramesh K wrote:
>       I'm trying to use realtime subvolumes under Linux (SuSE 8.1, running
> kernel 2.4.19-64GB-SMP (I know it is very old!!)
>       The hardware: I'm using a 3ware RAID controller, and am using RAID level
> 0 (all eight 120GByte disks together are seen as one disk of 960 GByte 
> device).
>       Now I want to use this entire 960 GBytes for my realtime data, and want
> to place metadata on ramdisk. 
>       Am I doing something very gross? Thanks.

So when you reboot the system or it crashes you lose all of your data.
I'd call that gross, but I don't know how much your data is worth.

Nate Straz                                              nstraz@xxxxxxx
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