[Novalug] raid mirror
atporter at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 13:52:59 EDT 2009
On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 7:29 PM, Jon LaBadie<novalugml at jgcomp.com> wrote:
> I've got an older system that I am retasking.
> It contains two similar sized (160GB) drives.
> But they have different rotation speeds (5400
> and 7200 rpm).
> Am I correct that it would NOT be good to use
> these different speed drives in a raid 1 mirror?
I'd file it under "not ideal" but far from a bad idea. Your writes
will be limited by the 5.4k rpm disk, but if you can live with that go
for it. Free is free.
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