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    SubjectRe: 2T for i386
    On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 07:46:49PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > >You might be able to do that with hardware IDE raid controllers and the like
    > > >such as the 3ware 8 port cards, or scsi raid controllers and then run ext3
    > > >or reiserfs.
    > >
    > > If you're building a 2TB array, you're not gonna do it with bloody IDE
    > > hardware. (I hope you're joking.)
    > I used to think that. Im planning on deploying a 1Tb IDE raid using 3ware kit
    > for an ftp site very soon. Its very cheap and its very fast. UDMA with
    > one disk per channel and the controller doing some of the work.
    > All it lacks is hot swap.

    I think that may be in the works...


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