[Sticky] Feature Discussion suggestions
An open forum for making suggestions. We are happy to hear ideas from users.
We have a list of features to be added to 6.0.1, and welcome new ideas, which we will consider.
I would like to see the ability to view larger text, as a preference.
I can't wear glasses for another year or so ( medicine makes my eyesight change somewhat from day to day) and right now have to resort to using my old darkroom Zeiss loupe.
What ever happened to RAID-6 support? Been hanging onto the beta chain just waiting for that feature item which always seemed like - "it's coming"...
Today happy to see the new version - promptly updated - then realized it was the formal release and now debating whether it's worth $99 upgrade without the RAID6 support teased for so long or I have to drop all the way back to the last SoftRaid 5.x code level... my RAID setup hangs off an older MacMini so don't need more than Catalina support, but I really wanted RAID6.
To highlight the importance of RAID6 - just spent 42 hours in a rebuild after a disk failed, including running the verify on the disk that was to be the replacement. So that was 42 hours without any protection other than backup, and I dread the day the whole thing barfs and I need 25TB from Backblaze. RAID6 isn't a panacea for sure, but it at least adds a modicum of protection when rebuild times encroach on the likelihood of a 2nd failure.
We were not going to complete RAID 6 support before releasing SoftRAID 6, so we had to remove it. It is still in our plans, however.