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Re: LVM root?

On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 06:43:33AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Lennart Sorensen <lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca> writes:
> >> You might want to stripe the volume for editing accross both
> >> disks. Lvm can do that without you having to resrot to raid0. Gives
> >> you more speed on file I/O. It's a per volume thing so you can keep
> >> /usr, /var, /home on the first disk and just stripe the editing LV
> >> when you get the 2nd disk.
> >
> > LVM can do that, but as soon as you start to add to the LVM later you
> > loose it.  In general it isn't recommended to use the stripping features
> > in LVM.
> You do? That would be a bug or at least missing feture then. Recently
> there has been some work on raid support inside lvm (raid1 support was
> added) so I don't think it is totaly deprecated.
> > --
> > Len Sorensen
> MfG
>         Goswin
Tell me more about raid1 support inside lvm, because that's what I'm
looking at for /.  I know about raid0 (lvm's striping) but can't find
mirroring in lvm.  


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