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Re: [linux-lvm] software RAID over LVM

Right, that's what I'm talking about. If you didn't do it that way,
you'd be screwed! :) 

On Wed, 2002-01-30 at 03:43, Luca Berra wrote:
> Well, since the whole point of having LVM is ease of resizing logical
> volumes,
> and resizing MD device is impossible or painful, i do not really
> understand
> why should anyone want to do this.
> If mirroring were to be implemented over lvm, it should be at the PE/LE
> level,
> in the LVM driver itself, since this is not true (search archives for
> the reasoning
> behind this) the only sensible chance is having LVM over MD.
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 10:58:26PM -0600, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> > I can think of MANY uses for this. The main one would be a relatively
> > cheap way of making a RAID0+1, or stripe of mirrors. If you don't have
> > any hardware to do this with, then software is next. It'd be nice to
> be
> > able to do this, for sure. You could even do 0+5, or something crazy
> > like that too.
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