[linux-lvm] Re: partition strategy

Arshavir Grigorian ag at m-cam.com
Wed Sep 1 21:09:52 UTC 2004

Arshavir Grigorian wrote:

> Hi,
> This is my first post, so please bear with me.
> I have 2 free disk areas 230G and 231G. I hoping to take advantage of 
> RAID-0.
> Is it better to create 3 partitions 2 x230G + 1G - create a striped LV 
> over the first 2, then add the third to the volume group, then extend 
> the LV over to the new 1G extension (since LVM2 allows extending 
> striped lv-s). And if so, does the non-striped area get used as a last 
> resort (after the striped area is completely full)?
> OR
> Is it better to create 2 paritions 230G and 231G, put both in a vg, 
> create a striped lv and lvm will take care of striping to the 230G 
> mark, then writing linearly afterwards.
> TIA for any advice.
> Best,
> Arshavir

I mailed the above message about a week ago and there have not been any 
I am wondering whether there is a development list where I might have a 
better chance of getting an answer to my question (the HOWTO page did 
not mention any dev lists, so I am not sure).
Many thanks.


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