David, mind sharing the specifics of your configuration?
I'm also about to re-configure my home file server so I'm interested
in what configurations people are using.
On 9/27/07, David Dyer-Bennet <dd-b@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Blake wrote:
> >> Obviously from a cost AND size perspective it would be best/smart to go
> >> for option 3 and have a raidz of 4x250 and one of 6x500.
> >> Comments?
> How long are you going to need this data? Do you have an easy and quick
> way to back it all up? Is the volume you need going to grow over time?
> For *my* home server, the need to expand over time ended up dominating
> the disk architecture, and I chose a less efficient (more space/money
> lost to redundant storage) architecture that was easier to upgrade in
> small increments, because that fit my intention to maintain the data
> long-term, and the lack of any efficient easy way to back up and restore
> the data (I *do* back it up to external firewire disks, but it takes 8
> hours or so, so I don't want to have to have the system down for a full
> two-way copy when I need to upgrade the disk sizes).
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