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Re: Admin Guide - managing disks




Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 06:48 +1300, Vladimir Kosovac wrote:
>> Hi people.
>>
>> Admin guide lists two sections related to disk management:
>>
>> 1] Working with disks and removable storage:
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/AdministrationGuide/Disks
>>
>> 2] Managing storage:
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/AdministrationGuide/ManagingStorage
>>
>> I reckon:
>>
>>  * 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
>>
>> Does this sound like a (cunning) plan?
> 
> 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




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