That is what these technologies are for and they work excellently in data protection. I’ve learned from both of you and I’m making progress and moving forward. I took the s out, and started experimenting with ZFS using the 4 sata ports on the motherboard. Don’t cut the cord on cable like a rookie The 3: If this year’s Barracuda has some bad runs, your array built out of WD Black’s isn’t going to be more unreliable because of it. I just checked, and I’m running the latest motherboard bios version. English Choose a language for shopping.

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The ‘s used to work really nicely with FreeBSD. I’m guessing will cause some problems later on down the road? We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Even if you don’t, it isn’t that unusual to find that your storage vendor was decent enough to use drives sourced from two or more batches in building your array, which would appear to be tacit acknowledgment that using all one drive from a single batch is a really bad idea.


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I do see your point regarding the mean-time-to-failure of sequentially factory built disks being similar, but that’s what parity and hot spares are for. Phones by Shara Tibken Dec 6, Obvisously not enough ram to run ZFS. For warranty information about this product, please click here.

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I think you’ve grossly read into that statement. I think if I keep each ZFS volume on its own controller, things will be fine. Don’t cut the cord on cable like a rookie The 3: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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Max Storage Devices Qty. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Therefore, I don’t need to wear a seatbelt, right? This is a simple thing to do to encourage reliability and availability. That is simply how it is in the industry and you can’t get around it. Truth is, whether you, I, or anyone likes it – these shelves of disk that are installed by major array vendors sometimes many racks’ worth are usually supplied through a single disk vendor’s run of disks from a particular batch. This item is not eligible for international shipping.


Or look for the ZFS references to it.

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99500s-12 It’s mentioned all the time. So, I configured the 3ware card for hardware raid 5, TB. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

I’ll keep you posted. But seriously, now, my point is to avoid giving people advice that’s commonly understood to be bad. Compare with similar items. I reccomend this card from my experience.

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