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Re: Admin Guide - managing disks




Richard England wrote:

>>>>
>>>>  * split ''1]'' and move ''working with disks'' to ''2]''
>>>>  * exclude ''removable storage'' - better suited for inclusion in DUG
>>>>  * revise the structure of ''2]'' to include:
>>>>   i. "classical" partitioning /w tools (fdisk, parted, mkfs)
>>>>   ii. mounting, fstab
>>>>   iii. software RAID
>>>>   iv. LVM
>>>>   v. disk quotas

>>>>       
>>> We should encourage use of LVM.  This is now anaconda installation
>>> default, but moreover it's a better choice by far when you're
>>> administering a system for service provision.
>>>
>>>     
>> Yes, that's the idea - my plan is to write pretty comprehensive LVM
>> subsection (iv). I also want to include all this other stuff (not so
>> extensively), mostly as a background info and an aid to better
>> understanding of the LVM concept. I've found this more than useful when
>> introducing people to LVM.
>>
>> Vladimir
>>
>>   
> Pardon me for intruding, here, but I hop this does not mean that you
> will be ignoring the "classical" partitioning methods. LVM may be the
> default but for many situations (non-server and laptops, notably) LVM
> may not be the optimal solution.
> 
No Richard, not at all.

Everything from the list proposed in my original post will be included.
LVM will receive more attention though - it is the default Fedora option
and it is very useful technology.

Vladimir

> Thanks for all the hard work being put in on this.
> 
> ~~R
> 

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