Re: Is it ok to have and RAID and nonRAID on the same disk?
On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 02:12:51PM -0500, email@example.com wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 01:39:11PM -0500, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 12:04:22PM -0600, Ramasubramanian Ramesh wrote:
> > >
> > > Is this a good plan or am I making fundamental mistake in combining non
> > > raid and raid partitions?
> > >
> > There is nothing inherently wrong with it, but you would be much better
> > served using LVM over one large RAID partition.
> I has problems with lilo when some of its essential files were in
> a LVM partition. Is this still the case?
I don't know about lilo but grub works just fine as long as /boot is not
in an LV. That doesn't mean that /boot shouldn't be in its own raid1
array, with a separate raid array for LVM.