[LAU] Software RAID for Ardour?

sonofzev at iinet.net.au sonofzev at iinet.net.au
Mon May 25 23:12:20 EDT 2009

I don't know about RAID 1 (mirroring).. but I have been using striping (RAID 0)
on lesser systems without any apparent impact on latency or CPU load. 

On Mon May 25 19:40 , Brent Busby  sent:

>I wondered what the prevalent opinion was about setting up a software 
>raid mirror of two sata drives under Linux LVM.  This is on a 3.2GHz 
>quad core AMD system that almost certainly has plenty of free CPU.  Will 
>this provide extra disk i/o that could be usefully applied to getting 
>more simultaneous tracks, or will using a software mirror interfere with 
>the RT kernel or cause latency issues/instability somewhere?
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