[PVE-User] HP Smart Array P410i

Laurent CARON lcaron at unix-scripts.info
Mon May 28 11:59:19 CEST 2012

On 28/05/2012 11:38, Philippe Schwarz wrote:
> thanks for tour answer.
> It's a little bit frightening in fact.
> It's has been proven, that without battery backup cache, performance
> are awful; but in spite of everything, it seems indeed you're right
> about perf :
> http://www.overclock.net/t/515068/tuning-a-hp-smart-array-p400-with-linux-why-tuning-really-matters
> for instance.
> Even with tuning,8 SAS disks leading to 300MB/s is not very impressive
> at all!
> Should i ask for other HP raid controller ?

I usually favor plain SAS (aka JBOD) controlers and use MD on top of it.

This is not the only way of doing (just mine, and the one of plenty of 

Please note: Proxmox team does *not* support soft raid.

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