Martin A. Brooks
martin at antibodymx.net
Sun Nov 4 23:16:29 GMT 2007
Jonathan Rockway wrote:
> I've heard of that happening with cheap consumer RAID. The idea is that you
> can't find identical replacement hardware, and therefore your data becomes
> unreadable because the hardware stores data on the disks in some sort of
> unknown way.
In that event, you'd be restoring from your backups.
> That's why I would stick with software RAID on my desktop
> system... no reliance on some random Chinese vendor's RAID algorithm du jour;
My only objection to software RAID, and I totally accept this is an edge
case, is that it stops working when the operating system does.
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