[Beowulf] Software RAID?

Jim Lux james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Thu Nov 22 06:04:54 PST 2007

Quoting Vincent Diepeveen <diep at xs4all.nl>, on Thu 22 Nov 2007  
03:53:37 AM PST:

> Wait a minute do i read that correctly,
> "you have to rescan the scsi bus".
> In short, first you spend really a lot of money to get SCSI
> drives in order to then get confronted with all the software raid issues.
> If you can afford SCSI drives, why not buy a great raidcard as well?

What if your raid card fails, and the mfr no longer is in business?  
You'd have to do some intelligent sparing of raid controllers, too.

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