[linux-lvm] Snapshots and disk re-use

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at bmsi.com
Thu Feb 24 19:19:06 UTC 2011

On Thu, 24 Feb 2011, Jonathan Tripathy wrote:

> Oh, I forgot to mention. My LVM sits on top of linux software RAID1. Does that
> complicate things at all?

Nope.  If it were RAID5, or other scheme with a RWM cycle, you would need to
ensure alignment between RAID chunks and LVM chunks for good performance, but
RAID1 does not have that problem.

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