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Re: [SLUG] RAID and LVM


Regardless of the method used, with two drives you either get speed or reliability, you dont get both.

You either mirror (reliability) or stripe (speed).




Dean

Nigel Allen wrote:

Greetings

I want to set up a pair of 1 TB drives on an HP DL145 G3 and I'm looking for suggestions as to the best way to partition them.

Would I be best using software RAID and LVM? Given that it's a fairly busy machine (mail server for 40+ users) I'd like to achieve:

1) Speed
2) Reliability
3) Ease of maintenance.

Anyone care to take a punt at a layout?

TIA

Nigel.