[linux-lvm] LVM NOT scary!

Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw at lug-owl.de
Mon Apr 3 13:47:54 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-04-03 14:41:18 +0100, Jim Ford <jaford at watford53.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> >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
> >flawlessly :)
> What, you mean Mini Disk - the little magneto optical disks used for 
> personal audio players? What's the advantage in that, aren't they only 
> about a 1 gig storage?

No, Linux' MultiDisk stuff was ment (SoftRAID). You take a bunch of
HDDs, put it to different controllers and configure those *carefully*
after *thinking* to show up as a RAID device. Then you can use LVM
(again, after careful thinking) with these.


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