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Re: Million files or so on RAID 5 Partition

To: Martin Spott <Martin.Spott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Million files or so on RAID 5 Partition
From: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2002 08:01:16 +0100
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Martin Spott schrieb:
> 
> > I have a 8 disk RAID 5 partition (8 X 9 GB) on a split bus Compaq array
> > [...]
> 
> Just to be curious (as always ....): Do you use the old 'md' driver for this
> or LVM ? Should I stay away from one of these (despite the issues with
> internal log on RAID5) ?

IIRC you can not use LVM to create RAID5 devices, just RAID0,1. Anyway
it seems to be not so sure that we always have a working LVM for every
kernel (Isn't it broken at this time for 2.5?). MD should be more safe
here.

-Simon

> 
> Martin.
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