On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 01:21:51PM +0000, Geoff Dolman wrote: > On Tue, 2003-11-04 at 13:09, Tobias Gablunsky wrote: > > > > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > > Hash: SHA1 > > > > > > On Tuesday 04 November 2003 11:49, Tobias Gablunsky wrote: > > > > Hi all! > > > > > > > > I didn't find clear information about how to use LVM on an > > > (Software) > > > > RAID-Mirror (or RAID-5). All I found, were problems: LVM > > > uses Partition > > > > Type > > > 0x8E but Linux Soft-RAID uses 0xFD - this dosn't look very > > > > compatible... A solution would be to use Hardware-RAID of > > > course. But I'm > > > > wondering if there is a way to use Software-RAID and LVM > > > together - I > > > > cannot believe that I am the first one with this question! Am I? > > > > > > I just created the software raid, and pointed pvcreate at it. > > > Works like a charm. > > > > Well thats fine but if you want your kernel to boot use your RAID-Volumes > > automatically you have to give it partition type 0xFD. And if you want > > automatically mounted LVM you need to give it the partition type 0x8E > > > But why? Your RAID set will be made on say /dev/hda1 and /dev/hdb1 > creating say /dev/md0, but your lvm partition will exist on /dev/md0. Does the kernel autodetection work in this case? Would you need to partition /dev/md0 into a boot partition and an LVM PV? > > -- > Geoff Dolman > JDRF/WT Diabetes and Inflammation Laboratory > Cambridge Institute for Medical Research > University of Cambridge > http://www-gene.cimr.cam.ac.uk/todd/ > > > _______________________________________________ > linux-lvm mailing list > linux-lvm sistina com > http://lists.sistina.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-lvm > read the LVM HOW-TO at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/ -- Matthew J Toseland - toad amphibian dyndns org Freenet Project Official Codemonkey - http://freenetproject.org/ ICTHUS - Nothing is impossible. Our Boss says so.
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