> [ ... ] There are several problems with stipes: > > - if you have problems with ANY disk, you have lost ALL of your data If any disk of my VG dies I'm in trouble. With the help of the LVM guis I might be able to "fake" the broken disk BUT for most people a broken disk means loos of all data in the WHOLE VG. ... that's why I use LVM over RAID5 (hardware). -- Goetz Bock IT Consultant Dipl.-Inf. Univ.
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