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Re: Good RAID HowTo



Software RAID or hardware one? What exactly do you want/need?

Software is easy:
http://www.google.com/url?
sa=U&start=1&q=http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Software-RAID-HOWTO.html&e=747
This is a bit dated, but it'll work just fine never-the-less.

As for hardware, it depends on the type of hardware used.

Be aware that the perfect companion for MD software raid is LVM.
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/LVM-HOWTO/

Gilboa


On Tue, 2005-09-13 at 19:03 -0400, Brian C. Huffman wrote:
> All,
> 
> I'm trying to find a good RAID howto on migrating from a non-mirrored
> disk to a mirrored configuration both for the root filesystem as well as
> others.  
> 
> Everything I'm finding is *extremely* dated.  This shouldn't be that
> difficult - I've done it w/ Solaris a million times.  :-)  However, I'm
> concerned with gotchas in Linux.
> 
> Can anyone offer some pointers?  Sorry that this is somewhat off topic
> for this list.
> 
> Thanks,
> Brian
> 



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