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SubjectRe: Two RAID1 mirrors are faster than three
On 2003-05-12T17:40:18,
Clemens Schwaighofer <cs@tequila.co.jp> said:

> that sounds like a super special featuer never needed in Software (!!)
> Raid thing (IMvHO).

No.

3way mirroring is actually rather useful. You can take a failure and
_still_ be fully redundant (ie, like a hot-spare, just already synced).
In theory, you could even read from three drives and correct errors on
one drive.


Sincerely,
Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb@suse.de>

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