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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm on linux RAID5?



Anders Henriksson wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 15:28, Patrick Boutilier wrote:
> > Anders,
> >
> > That should work. I run LVM on top of one raid5 device but I don't see
> > why it wouldn't work over 4 of them.
> >
> > For example run pvcreate on /dev/sda, then /dev/sdb, etc..
> 
> It seems to work fine, I just tried it and it works smoother than
> expected.
> 
> >
> > What kind of machine did you manage to get 4 RAID5 arrays into?
> 
> It is actually not that hard, take your one array and split it into 4.
> I have 4 discs which are split into 4 raid partitions each.

Why would you split the raid, for then just to run LVM ontop of it ?



JonB



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