If these are SCSI drives you would be better off if you started out with 8
(or more) disks than 6.
3 drives: Raid striping is across only 2 drives. Ultimate performance
killer. Legendary. Across multiple OS's, not just IBM i. Google 3 drive
raid set.
4-7 drives: Raid striping is across 4 drives.
8 or more drives: Raid striping is across 8 drives.

Can you see the difference there?


Rob Berendt




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