[ILUG] Hardware RAID controllers under Debian
diamond at skynet.ie
Thu Aug 11 16:59:55 IST 2005
Cian Davis wrote:
> The Adaptec card claims to support Online Capacity Expansion. I'm taking
> this to mean I can extend the size of a RAID 5 volume (for instance) but
> I can't get any detailed help on it without buying the damn card. Am I
> wrong about this idea?
Hum. Expansion using raid4 is 'releatively' straightforward to
implement. Doing so with raid5 however would just be _nasty_. Doesn't
mean it can't, i dunno, just thought i'd mention it.
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