[linux-lvm] Does LVM2 support RAID?

Heinz J . Mauelshagen mauelshagen at sistina.com
Thu Jan 30 03:28:01 UTC 2003

On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 12:06:57PM +0800, Rocky Lee wrote:
> Hello all 
> Happy Chinese New Year to you!
> and thanks for reading my issues.
> Here's my question about LVM1 and LVM2
> LVM1+ MD is good methd to support backup and data recovery of data.
> I found some documents said that LVM2 already can support disk protection and data recovery.
> does it mean that LVM2 including various raid algorithms ? or other features?

Not today.
Maybe later ;)

> How they work?
> If I use LVM2 will be better than use LVM1 + MD?

You still need to combine LVM2 with MD in order to have RAID > 0 (RAID0 is
supported natively as it is in LVM1).
Because LVM2 offers various enhancements you migth still want to give it
a try :-)

> Thank you
> Have a nice day
>                             Rocky Lee


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