[TriLUG] OT: firewire raid?
mpusateri at wickedtrails.com
Thu Jan 27 10:30:47 EST 2005
On Thu, January 27, 2005 10:00 am, Greg Brown said:
> A quick google search confirms that firewire raid is possible. I am
> wondering if anyone has tried that and, if so, did you suffer any
> strange lockups or unexplained data loss? The reason I investigating
> this is I was thinking of replacing my old, no raid, P-II disk server
> with a newer P-4, SATA RAID, blah, blah, blah. Now I think that
> because I have primary Mac clients I might pick up a G4 powermac off
> ebay (they are reasonably priced these days), get some kind of
> (800 perhaps?) external raid device and use this machine as my primary
> disk and print server.
> I'm a bit frightened about the firewire raid so I am soliciting
> comments. Obviously X-RAID is well out of my price range and is not
I could be completely wrong and probably am, but I didn't think that
the powermac g4's had firewire 800 only firewire 400.
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