[linux-lvm] LVM NOT scary! (was: LVM scary!)
jbglaw at lug-owl.de
Mon Apr 3 12:46:01 UTC 2006
On Mon, 2006-04-03 08:41:12 -0400, Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge at gnu.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 01:32:48PM +0100, Jim Ford wrote:
> > Hmm, there are so many horror stories on this forum that I'm beginning
> > to wish that I hadn't chosen the LVM option when I installed my Kubuntu
> > system! Mind you, having said that, I never had problems with 5 years of
> > software raid on a Slackware box.
> Well, it's commonly know that mostly the horror stories are what people
> tell each other and remember. And especially in this very place, as it's
> main purpose (apart from developing the software further) is to be a
> contact point for people encountering such issues.
Full ACK. The most scary cases are those where people expect to get
high-availability by LVM'ing some IDE disks together.
Hey, LVM on MD really is a nice thing, even dm-crypt ontop, works
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