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Re: Is it ok to have and RAID and nonRAID on the same disk?

On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 02:12:51PM -0500, hendrik@topoi.pooq.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.


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