[linux-lvm] offtopic but ...

Tim tim at connectlive.com
Wed May 8 07:48:01 UTC 2002

Quoth Oliver Jovic:
> Hello,
> 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. 

                                        --Albert Einstein 

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