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SubjectRe: Lots of questions about tux and kernel setup
> to answer other "not asked" questions of yours ill point you to :
> http://www.specbench.org/osg/web99/results/res2000q4/web99-20001127-00075.html
>
> as that should help you very much :) (that /proc tweaking its pretty cool)

Thanks!

Just one thing...

I need redundancy, so I can't go with RAID 0. I thought I'd go with RAID
4, to avoid reading the parity info (and thereby wasting time), and still
have some quite good redundancy.

Q: Should I use hardware RAID or software RAID here? I can see they've
been using a rather large stripe (or chunk) size on the RAID (2MB). The
RAID controller I planned to use only supports up to 512kB stripes. As I
said, the files I'm reading are rather large - up to 10GB each, or at
least 1GB. I'm reading 4-7Mbps (500-900kB) per connection and each
connection reads only one file. Will a large stripe size help me here?

roy

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