building a RAID system - 8 drives

Angel Rivera angel at
Thu Oct 9 08:30:45 EDT 2003

Alvin Oga writes: 

> On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Trent Piepho wrote: 
>> On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Alvin Oga wrote:

> 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. 
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