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When creating or reconstructing a Linux software RAID there is a default reconstruction rate at which the RAID will be created. On RHEL the default max speed at which it will reconstruct the array is 10000 KB/sec. This setting can easily be adjusted for the impatient among us. echo -n 500000 > /proc/sys/dev/raid/speed_limit_max The above [...]

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006 at 22:12 | 0 comments
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One of my clients purchased a dedicated server with 2 hard drives (very common configuration these days). Unfortunately their provider can’t/won’t configure their server to use software raid. My suggestion was to use the 2 matching drives in a software raid-1 configuration, but I’ve never remotely setup software raid after a server was already up [...]

Thursday, February 16th, 2006 at 01:26 | 0 comments
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