building a RAID system - 8 drives - drive-net

Alvin Oga alvin at Mail.Linux-Consulting.com
Thu Oct 9 17:06:44 EDT 2003


hi ya angel

On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Angel Rivera wrote:

> Alvin Oga writes: 
> 
> > nobody swaps disks around ... unless one is using those 5.25" drive bay
> > thingies in which case ... thats a different ball game 
> 
> No quite true. We use Rare drives (one box) to move up to a TB of data 
> around w/o having to take the time to create tapes and then download them. 
> That takes a lot of time, even w/ LTOs. 

yes.. guess it makes sense to move disks around for moving tb of data
like floppy-net or sneaker-net
	- done that ( moving disks around ) myself once in a while 
	for a quickie fix

c ya
alvin


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