[DRBD-user] Latency problems with DRBD 0.8.4 and a 3ware RAID5

Igor Neves igor at 3gnt.net
Mon Sep 5 11:54:34 CEST 2011

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.


We have deployed LSI, 3ware, Areca and Adaptec. Forget all, none of them 
get near Areca.

Forget onboard solutions, they don't stand a chance. I'm talking real 
(active) RAID solutions, not some 3 disks software raid.


On 02-09-2011 11:05, Arnold Krille wrote:
> On Thursday 01 September 2011 23:22:21 Ralf Gross wrote:
>> Igor Neves schrieb:
>>> Why people keep using bad hardware after million posts on the ML
>>> reporting bad results?
>>> Please, before using some RAID card, do a quick search on the mailing
>>> lists and learn with other mistakes instead of doing the same mistakes.
>>> 3ware cards are bad piece of crap. Use other cards, like Areca.
>> Areca is not much better in my experience. Sadly I don't know what to
>> recommend instead.
> We do have kind of good experience with LSI, but we use their controllers only
> to build our own software raid1. And to access the SAS-streamers.
> But nowadays the intel-server-boards seem to have enough sata ports for lots
> of disks. And why should I do raid1 on the disks in hw when I put a raid1 on
> the disks in the network?
> BTW: http://www.miracleas.com/BAARF/BAARF2.html
> Have fun,
> Arnold
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