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Re: [linux-lvm] lvm on linux RAID5?



On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 15:28, Patrick Boutilier wrote:
> Anders,
> 
> That should work. I run LVM on top of one raid5 device but I don't see 
> why it wouldn't work over 4 of them.
> 
> For example run pvcreate on /dev/sda, then /dev/sdb, etc..

It seems to work fine, I just tried it and it works smoother than
expected.

> 
> What kind of machine did you manage to get 4 RAID5 arrays into?

It is actually not that hard, take your one array and split it into 4.
I have 4 discs which are split into 4 raid partitions each.

/Anders



> 
> 
> 
> Anders Henriksson wrote:
> 
> > Hej,
> >
> > I have tried scanning the list archive and re-read the documentation but
> > still....
> >
> > I want to run lvm over four linux raid5 devices, can I just treat the
> > raid devices as discs? i.e. run pvcreate on them directly and go on from
> > there.
> >
> > I am running a linux 7.3 server almost out of the box.
> >
> > /Anders
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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