[lkml]   [2002]   [Sep]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: PATCH - change to blkdev->queue calling triggers BUG in md.c

On 3 Sep 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
> If you have a good raid card then you can do online resizing, volume
> allocation, volume format changing, volume migration etc. For those
> cases you have to get the journalling right in order to be able to do
> that kind of thing properly

That's true, if you use partitions. I don't see the problem.

> Standard PC with 80Gb disks benefits from dynamic partitioning. But if
> you are pushed then you can shove 3ware 8500 PCI cards into your slots
> and get 12 SATA hotplug IDE channels per PCI slot.

Oh, well. IDE.

> Thats 12 * 200Gb hotswap per pci slot. Which given 4 slots of it would
> come out at a nice 9600Gb of disk. Maybe you can archive usenet on one
> PC after all 8)

Yes, but lately that's rather a funny than an enterprise solution.

--./../...-/. -.--/---/..-/.-./..././.-../..-. .---/..-/.../- .-
--/../-./..-/-/./--..-- ../.----./.-../.-.. --./../...-/. -.--/---/..-
.- -/---/--/---/.-./.-./---/.--/.-.-.-

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:28    [W:0.090 / U:0.056 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site