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Re: A little RAID experiment

To: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: A little RAID experiment
From: Richard Scobie <richard@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 16:15:09 +1200
Cc: stefanrin@xxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Emmanuel Florac wrote:

Wouldn't it be preferable to use the RAID controller to host the log
device? This way you profit from the write cache, as the log easily
fits in.

This setup is md software RAID ;). The controller is an LSI 1068 using initiator-target firmware. There is no write cache I am aware of.

Regards,

Richard

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