Re: lvm with raid
## Russell Coker (email@example.com):
> > ## Gustavo Polillo (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > > Is it possible to make lvm with raid ?? Is there anyone here that make
> > > it?
> > Works as expected. RAID appears as a simple SCSI drive.
> Only for hardware RAID.
Yes. Given the price of RAID controllers (ServerRAID, for example) and
the problems of software RAID, I strongly suggest getting a decent
controller and do whatever RAID level you need.
> Software RAID looks quite different to the OS and
> there are still some minor quirks in getting it working for boot devices.
> One of which is that for LILO you need the MBR to be provided by the
> debian-mbr program and have the LILO block inside the RAID, as well as having
> identical block numbers in both disks in the RAID-1 (RAID-5 and RAID-0 is not
That's why I don't use software RAID. Thanks for the summary.