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1315 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Jul 27, 2006 6:43 AM by sapridyne
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2006 5:01 AM (in response to Jeremy Matthews)1. No you can't, Xsan doesn't use hfs+ but uses its own filesystem acfs, it will erase all data...
2. I don't know about the break even point, but do know that is has nothing to do with losing storage. It will benefit from the dedicated controller, you can setup a very small raid1 mirror from 2* 10 Gb disk2
3. I have done a lot of testing regarding stripe breadth and blocksize allocation strategies, it all depends on what kind of files you store on the Xsan. There are a lot of peaces in this puzzle to get it right. Start with settings recommended by Apple and do a lot of testing...
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2006 6:26 AM (in response to Michiel Nouwens)Michiel,
Thanks; after reading mounds of data I found the same answers, though I will need to do some research regarding stripe/block allocations...
jeremyMany different systems..., Mac OS X (10.4.7)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 27, 2006 6:43 AM (in response to Jeremy Matthews)