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Re: [SLUG] Debian Sarge + software raid1 + lvm (how to get it working at install)
- To: Roger Barnes <Roger.Barnes@xxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Debian Sarge + software raid1 + lvm (how to get it working at install)
- From: Michael Fox <fox.michael@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 17:09:41 +1100
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- Reply-to: Michael Fox <fox.michael@xxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 16:59:22 +1100, Roger Barnes <Roger.Barnes@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> I've had a few people strongly recommend not using lvm for the root filesystem. As for your specific problem, did you set up LVM1 or LVM2?
Whatever comes out of the box of the install. I seriously don't know
which one. This is the first time I have sat down and tinkered with
lvm. After doing training with my employer for other operating systems
that use LVM, this time around linux LVM made more sense.
As to software raid, or in my case raid1 mirror set. I noticed
somewhere that they recommended to do it like so;
make the entire drive 1 slice and select it to be raid device. Doing
it for both drives. Then mirror them to each other. This is how I did
it, and thus I wish to use lvm to give me slices for my filesystems.
I just read something I found on google, and I noticed a fellow
created slices on each drive (mirror copy of each other). And then he
created an mdx device for each slice pair. I thought this was a little
stupid to do it this way. Whats the general way everyone else does it?
LVM seems good, but its a shame I can't get it going at boot and install time.