[Beowulf] Surviving a double disk failure

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Fri Apr 10 10:23:37 PDT 2009

Joe Landman wrote:
> Stuart Midgley wrote:
> Good work Stuart!
>> What are the lessons learnt? Well with software raid Linux is both your 
> 1) Use RAID6.  It is your friend.  RAID5 is unashamedly your enemy.

So, what's a reasonably limit on the number of disks in a RAID6 array 
using 1.5TB disks?

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