[linux-lvm] Software mirror with LVM

Jon Bendtsen jon+lvm at silicide.dk
Tue Sep 9 13:29:02 UTC 2003

Tan, Hong King wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am proposing a ML350 server with internal raid and another raid
> controller(Smart Array 5302) connected to StorageWorks Enclosure 4314.
> The internal raid is configured as RAID 1 across 2 drives and the external
> raid is configured as RAID 5 acroos 3 drives. 
> Can I use LVM to perform a software mirror between the internal raid and
> external raid volumes or I would need 3-party software like Veritas
> Foundation Suite for Linux ?

lvm1 cant be a mirror. LVM2 might have the posibillity, but i wouldnt
use it for production just yet.

Why cant you just use another software raid ontop of that?


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