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  Implementing Hardware RAID on FreeBSD
Subject:   Same Type Of Disks Considered Harmful
Date:   2005-01-14 00:20:18
From:   Axel.Eble
I completely advise against using the same types of disks for a RAID! If the disks have a serious manufacturing series bug (like the ones I used), you're running in danger of losing all the disks in a short timeframe. Use different disks, even if you can't use one or two Gig - it's really worth it!