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Re: Now that I have working box, any problems with LVM?

"J.A. de Vries" <hdv@jadev.org> writes:

> On 2005-06-19 @ 20:06:49 (week 24) Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Apart from those hints I have only one problem with lvm on my amd64:
>> Reconstructing a raid5 on lvm only does 1MB/s (instead of 50 MB/s
>> vithout lvm). Usage speed doesn't suffer though, it just takes forever
>> to build the first time or when replacing a disk.
> Hi Goswin,
> Thanks for the information.
> I decided to not put / in LVM for now. Maybe I will later on, when I
> have a bit more time to experiment. At the moment I am not using the
> RAID facilities of the mobo, but I might so I will try to remember your
> remarks on that too.

My remark was about software raid of cause. Don't use the pseudo
softrade from the bios. The Linux own software raid is much better and
independent of the hardware.

Also lvm on raid works fine. Just raid5 on lvm not.

> Sincerely,
> HdV


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