[linux-lvm] LVM on RAID

Fabien Jakimowicz fabien at jakimowicz.com
Wed Sep 20 00:30:11 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-09-19 at 16:53 -0500, Alexander Lazarevich wrote:
> We have several RAID devices (16-24 drive Fiber/SCSI attached RAID) which 
> are currently single devices on our 64bit linux servers (RHEL-4, core5). 
> We are considering LVM'ing 2 or more of the RAID's into a LVM group. I 
> don't doubt the reliability and robustness of LVM2 on single drives, but I 
> worry about it on top of RAID devices.
> Does anyone have any experience with LVM on to of RAID volumes, positive 
> or negative?
> Thanks,
> Alex
Works perfectly with severall machines, maybe having more interactions
between raid and lvm could be a good thing (for example, while creating
a new LV or extending existing one on mixed raid devices (degrated and
not), it could be better if lvm don't use degrated devices first).
Fabien Jakimowicz <fabien at jakimowicz.com>
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