Description Files for RAID Configurations

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Below are description files for RAID examples described in the Volume Sets and RAIDs chapter. The syntax of them is described in the Syntax of a Description File for RAID Configurations topic.

StripeSet

The stripe set layout is described in the Volume Sets, Stripe Sets, and Mirrors topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="StripeSet" rows="2" type="1" order="7" parityDelay="1">

        <Parents>

            <Parent comp="RAID0Disk1.dsk" name="Promise1+0 JBOD1.10" size="40060321792" order="1"/>

            <Parent comp="RAID0Disk2.dsk" name="Promise1+0 JBOD1.10" size="40060321792" order="2"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

Basic RAID 5

The RAID layout is described in the Working with Basic RAID 4 and RAID 5 Operations topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="RAID5" rows="3" type="5" order="2" parityDelay="1">

        <Parents>

            <Parent comp="RAID5Disk1.dsk" name="Promise1+0 JBOD1.10" size="40060321792" order="1"/>

            <Parent comp="RAID5Disk2.dsk" name="Promise1+0 JBOD1.10" size="40060321792" order="2"/>

            <Parent comp="RAID5Disk3.dsk" name="Promise1+0 JBOD1.10" size="40060321792" order="3"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

RAID 5 with parity delays

The RAID layout is described in the RAID5 with Parity Delays Operations topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="16384" name="RAID5HP" rows="48" type="5" order="2" parityDelay="16" firstParity="16">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="RAID5HPDisk1.bin" offset="557056" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5HPDisk2.bin" offset="557056" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5HPDisk3.bin" offset="557056" size="941359104" order="3"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

Advanced RAID 5

The RAID layout is described in the Working with Advanced RAID Layouts topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="4096" name="RAID5Complex" rows="9" type="256">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="RAID5CDisk1.bin" offset="16777216" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5CDisk2.bin" offset="16777216" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5CDisk3.bin" offset="16777216" size="941359104" order="3"/>

        </Parents>

        <Table>

            <Block id="A1">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="B1">1</Block>

            <Block id="C1">2</Block>

            <Block id="A2">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="B2">3</Block>

            <Block id="C2">4</Block>

            <Block id="A3">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="B3">5</Block>

            <Block id="C3">6</Block>

            <Block id="A4">7</Block>

            <Block id="B4">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="C4">8</Block>

            <Block id="A5">9</Block>

            <Block id="B5">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="C5">10</Block>

            <Block id="A6">11</Block>

            <Block id="B6">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="C6">12</Block>

            <Block id="A7">13</Block>

            <Block id="B7">14</Block>

            <Block id="C7">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="A8">15</Block>

            <Block id="B8">16</Block>

            <Block id="C8">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="A9">17</Block>

            <Block id="B9">18</Block>

            <Block id="C9">XorOfData</Block>

        </Table>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

Advanced RAID 5

The RAID layout is described in the Working with Advanced RAID Layouts topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="524288" name="RAID_MacPro" rows="3" type="256">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="RAID_MAC_ProDisk1.bin" fs="NTFS" offset="16777216" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="RAID_MAC_ProDisk2.bin" offset="16777216" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="RAID_MAC_ProDisk3.bin" offset="16777216" size="941359104" order="3"/>

            <Parent name="RAID_MAC_ProDisk4.bin" offset="16777216" size="941359104" order="4"/>

        </Parents>

        <Table>

            <Block id="A1" sequence="1">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="B1">1</Block>

            <Block id="C1">2</Block>

            <Block id="D1" sequence="2">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="A2">3</Block>

            <Block id="B2">4</Block>

            <Block id="C2" sequence="3">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="D2">5</Block>

            <Block id="A3">6</Block>

            <Block id="B3" sequence="4">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="C3">7</Block>

            <Block id="D3">8</Block>

        </Table>

        <Sequences>

            <Sequence id="1">A1 B1 C1</Sequence>

            <Sequence id="2">D1 A2 B2</Sequence>

            <Sequence id="3">C2 D2 A3</Sequence>

            <Sequence id="4">B3 C3 D3</Sequence>

        </Sequences>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

RAID 6 Reed-Solomon (Left Synchronous (Standard)) Preset

The RAID layout is described in the Working with RAID 6 Presets topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="RAID6RS" rows="5" type="8" order="1" parityDelay="1">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="img1.bin" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="img2.bin" fs="NTFS" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="img3.bin" size="941359104" order="3"/>

            <Parent name="img4.bin" size="941359104" order="4"/>

            <Parent name="img5.bin" size="941359104" order="5"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

RAID6 (Double Xor) Preset

The RAID layout is described in the Working with RAID 6 Presets topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="RAID62X" rows="4" type="10" order="1" parityDelay="1">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="RAID62X1.bin" fs="NTFS" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="RAID62X2.bin" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="RAID62X3.bin" size="941359104" order="3"/>

            <Parent name="RAID62X4.bin" size="941359104" order="4"/>

            <Parent name="RAID62X5.bin" size="941359104" order="5"/>

            <Parent name="RAID62X6.bin" size="941359104" order="6"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

Advanced RAID 6

The RAID layout is described in the Working with Advanced RAID Layouts topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="RAID6Complex" rows="6" type="256">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="img1.bin" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="img2.bin" fs="NTFS" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="img3.bin" size="941359104" order="3"/>

            <Parent name="img4.bin" size="941359104" order="4"/>

            <Parent name="img5.bin" size="941359104" order="5"/>

        </Parents>

        <Table>

            <Block id="A1">ReedSolomon</Block>

            <Block id="B1">1</Block>

            <Block id="C1">2</Block>

            <Block id="D1">3</Block>

            <Block id="E1">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="A2">4</Block>

            <Block id="B2">5</Block>

            <Block id="C2">6</Block>

            <Block id="D2">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="E2">ReedSolomon</Block>

            <Block id="A3">8</Block>

            <Block id="B3">9</Block>

            <Block id="C3">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="D3">ReedSolomon</Block>

            <Block id="E3">7</Block>

            <Block id="A4">12</Block>

            <Block id="B4">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="C4">ReedSolomon</Block>

            <Block id="D4">10</Block>

            <Block id="E4">11</Block>

            <Block id="A5">XorOfData</Block>

            <Block id="B5">ReedSolomon</Block>

            <Block id="C5">13</Block>

            <Block id="D5">14</Block>

            <Block id="E5">15</Block>

            <Block id="A6" sequence="1">XorOfAll</Block>

            <Block id="B6" sequence="2">XorOfAll</Block>

            <Block id="C6" sequence="3">XorOfAll</Block>

            <Block id="D6" sequence="4">XorOfAll</Block>

            <Block id="E6" sequence="5">XorOfAll</Block>

        </Table>

        <Sequences>

            <Sequence id="1">A1 A2 A3 A4 A5 A6</Sequence>

            <Sequence id="2">B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6</Sequence>

            <Sequence id="3">C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6</Sequence>

            <Sequence id="4">D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6</Sequence>

            <Sequence id="5">E1 E2 E3 E4 E5 E6</Sequence>

        </Sequences>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

RAID10 (1+0)

The RAID layout is described in the RAID10 (1+0) topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="RAID10" rows="1" type="2" order="7" parityDelay="1">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="RAID10-1.bin" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="RAID10-2.bin" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="RAID10-3.bin" size="941359104" order="3"/>

            <Parent name="RAID10-4.bin" size="941359104" order="4"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

RAID1E

The RAID layout is described in the RAID1E topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="RAID1E" rows="2" type="3" order="1" parityDelay="1">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="RAID1EDisk1.bin" fs="NTFS" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="RAID1EDisk2.bin" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="RAID1EDisk3.bin" size="941359104" order="3"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

RAID5E

The RAID layout is described in the RAID5E topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="RAID5E" rows="5" type="6" order="1" parityDelay="1">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="RAID5EDisk1.bin" fs="NTFS" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5EDisk2.bin" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5EDisk3.bin" size="941359104" order="3"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5EDisk4.bin" size="941359104" order="4"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

RAID5EE

The RAID layout is described in the RAID5EE topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="RAID5EE" rows="4" type="7" order="1" parityDelay="1">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="RAID5EEDisk1.bin" fs="NTFS" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5EEDisk2.bin" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5EEDisk3.bin" size="941359104" order="3"/>

            <Parent name="RAID5EEDisk4.bin" fs="NTFS" size="941359104" order="4"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>

RAID6E

The RAID layout is described in the RAID6E topic.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<RAIDList version="1">

    <RAID blockSize="65536" name="RAID6E" rows="7" type="9" order="1" parityDelay="1">

        <Parents>

            <Parent name="RAID6E1.bin" size="941359104" order="1"/>

            <Parent name="RAID6E2.bin" fs="NTFS" size="941359104" order="2"/>

            <Parent name="RAID6E3.bin" size="941359104" order="3"/>

            <Parent name="RAID6E4.bin" size="941359104" order="4"/>

            <Parent name="RAID6E5.bin" size="941359104" order="5"/>

            <Parent name="RAID6E6.bin" size="941359104" order="6"/>

        </Parents>

    </RAID>

</RAIDList>