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Date:  Thu, 25 Oct 2007 14:03:55 -0700 (PDT)
From:  mailing list <sunlist (at mark) yahoo.com>
Subject:  [coba-e:10959] Re: RAID modification for NuOnce BQ CD
To:  coba-e (at mark) bluequartz.org
Message-Id:  <265658.48907.qm (at mark) web63815.mail.re1.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To:  <471FB898.7030303 (at mark) dogsbody.org>
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--- Dogsbody <dan (at mark) dogsbody.org> wrote:

> 
> > I'm planning on using a total of 4 SATA/IDE HDs and 1 CD/DVD.
> > I prefer to utilize all the controllers on the motherboard.
> 
> As opposed to the controllers where?

Separate (add-on) controller.
 
> > Is it possible to modify/create the NuOnce BQ CD to do
> > RAID 5 for /home and RAID 1+0 for the remaining slices?
> > (This is my preference, even 1+0 for swap.)
> 
> Theoretically yes but why on earth would you want to?

Because I prefer to.  Is there a step-by-step and configuration
somewhere to modify to the specifications?

> Remember as well that this is software RAID.  If you want a power solution
> such 
> as RAID 5 and 1+0 your better off with a hardware controller, it'll be much 
> faster too.

Yes, I'm aware of the hardware RAID, hence, my preference
to use the controllers on the MB.

Thanks.


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