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Re: RAID greater than 2TB on Fedora Core 3



On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 11:13:40AM -0400, Scot L. Harris wrote:
> If you are just trying to use all of the raw disk space you have in a
> single file system then you probably don't want raid, you want to use
> LVM.  LVM creates logical volumes across multiple drives and allows you
> to create very large file systems.  Understand though that this is not
> raid, it does not provide redundancy if one of the hard drives fails.
 
PS. Don't use FC3's LVM2/device-mapper with stripes > 1TB or 
you risk data corruption.

You need userspace lvm2 >= 2.01.03 and kernel >= 2.6.11-rc4.

Alasdair
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agk redhat com


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