[linux-lvm] offtopic but ...
tim at connectlive.com
Wed May 8 07:48:01 UTC 2002
Quoth Oliver Jovic:
> after searching the web for a while i now bother you with my wish. ;-)
> Well i use LVM now already for nearly 2 years and had in this time 2 big
> problems (some harddisks gave up) where i lost nearly everything. I tried
> to restore the LVM and filesystem but well if you lose 1/4 of your
> LVM its really hopeless (or maybe I just didnt know how ;-P coz the
> howto's to this question where well not very helpfull).
This is a solved problem. Use RAID.
You lose a drive to parity information; that's the price of admission.
It's not like a Promise RAID card is that expensive.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has powerful muscles, but no personality.
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