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Re: "big" machines running Debian?

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 06:49:38PM -0500, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 07:51:29AM +1100, Alex Samad wrote:
> > my rule of thumb is to always have atleast 2 partitions on the first 2


> Some hardware raids can do lots of things.  Some can do no resizing at
> all.  I have certainly used hardware raid cerads where adding a disk to a
> raid5 and expanding it was no problem.  It just did it in the background,
> and when done you could reboot the system and the disk was suddenly bigger
> and software could do whatever it wanted to resize to the new larger disk.
> It also dealt with moving to larger disks in the raid by rebuilding one
> drive at a time, and then when all where replaced you could increase
> the raid to the size of the new disks.

Interesting, well I guess you get what you pay for (presuming the more
you pay the better the card and the more features), I haven't seen any
hardware based raid controllers that allow for increasing in size of the
underlying disk's.

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