[linux-lvm] Is the new RAID implementation going to deprecate traditional stripes and mirrors?

Ron Johnson ron.l.johnson at cox.net
Sat May 19 20:31:22 UTC 2012

On 05/19/2012 02:10 PM, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 11:58:54AM -0700, ben wrote:
>> Does all the new RAID MD support mean the standard LVM type of mirrors and
>> stripes will go away or at least not be further developed?
> Current thinking:
> Stripes remain as-is (they're very simple, it's not worth changing).
> Preferred mirror switches to md, but existing mirror implementation
> remains available and continues to be used for temporary mirrors like
> pvmove.

IOW, md is "best practice" for mirroring?

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