[arch-devops] Diskspace getting low on orion or let's get a bigger archive server

Sébastien Luttringer seblu at seblu.net
Fri Jun 5 04:05:38 UTC 2020

On Fri, 2020-06-05 at 13:13 +1000, Phillip Smith via arch-devops wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Jun 2020 at 12:19, Sven-Hendrik Haase via arch-devops <
> arch-devops at lists.archlinux.org> wrote:
> > I'll reiterate the suggestion I made before: Let's get an SX62 and never
> > worry about the archive space again. It's 10€ more. If we want to get it
> > fast, we'll have to order it from the Helsinki location as we can expect
> > long waiting times right now in their German locations (up to 10 workdays
> > for the SX62 according to them). With your AX51 suggestion, we'll have an
> > effective 8TB (RAID1) for 54€/m (Helsinki location) but with the SX62 we'll
> > have an effective 30TB (RAID5) for 64€/m (Helsinki location). It seems like
> > a much better bang for the buck to me.
> > 
> A 30tb RAID5 is terrifying to my mind.

Please relax, I've a RAID5 of 6x8TB since years.

# df --si|grep home
/dev/md0       ext4       40T   37T  3,4T  92% /home
# cat /proc/mdstat 
Personalities : [raid6] [raid5] [raid4] 
md0 : active raid5 sdf[7] sdb[10] sda[11] sdc[9] sdd[8] sde[6]
      39070126080 blocks super 1.2 level 5, 512k chunk, algorithm 2 [6/6]

Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer

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