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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM available on software raid5 (md)



LVM by itself does not implement RAID5.  What people do is to use the md 
driver (standard Linux software RAID) to create a RAID device and then put 
LVM on top of that.

Hope this helps sorting out the confusion.

On Sun, 17 Feb 2002 01:26, Anthony Luke Nelson wrote:
> OK, thanks.
>
> I was messing with SUSE 7.3 and in their LVM control panel, it only
> seemed to suport linear or striping.
> How have you done yours? Do yo do it from the command line and are any
> specific versions/packages required for this?
> Are you using the Sistina LVM package?
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com]
> On Behalf Of Jason L Tibbitts III
> Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2002 12:18 AM
> To: linux-lvm sistina com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] LVM available on software raid5 (md)
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> >>>>> "ALN" == Anthony Luke Nelson <tony nelson pobox com> writes:
>
> ALN> Does anyone know if LVM is supported on software raid5.
>
> Works fine for me:
>
> md5 : active raid5 sdh7[1] sdg7[6] sdf7[5] sde7[4] sdd7[3] sdc7[2]
> sdb7[7] sda7[0]
>       416837376 blocks level 5, 128k chunk, algorithm 2 [7/7] [UUUUUUU]
>
> VG:  nas  [1 PV, 11 LV/10 open]  PE Size: 8192 KB
>   Usage [KB/PE]: 416825344 /50882 total  386924544 /47232 used  29900800
> /3650 free
>   PV:  [AA] md5                   416825344 /50882   386924544 /47232
> 29900800 /3650
>
>  - J<
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