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Re: lvm over raid confusion



On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 23:48 -0500, Jack Tanner wrote:
> Second, am I being an idiot in the first place by making my VG contain a 
> single drive with the OS and a software RAID1 array with /home? That is, if 
> the non-redundant OS drive fails, will I still be able to plop the OS on a 
> new drive, and join the RAID1 array (or even just one of the two drives in 
> the array) to the new drive's VG?

It's likely to result in needless problems in the future.

I'd have made a separate VG for the RAID array and copied the data over
to it. That way, you'll never be in any danger of having valuable data
in /home on the single disk if at some point you resize any of the LVs.

Paul.


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