I'm very new to Linux, being mainly a Windows 7 user, so I may not understand Linux-specific commands without explanation. I've decided to build a NAS running some form of Linux (probably FreeBSD or ...
In his answer to the question "mixed raid types", HBruijn suggests using LVM to implement RAID vs the more standard MDRAID. After a little investigation, it seems LVM also supports RAID ...
I have 4 2.5" 7.2k drives lying about and I'd like to build some RAID arrays for a bit of VM storage on my KVM lab box. There are 2x 320GB drives and 2x 500GB drives. I'm looking to create a RAID 10 ...
I have a Virtual Host server build with Ubuntu and Xen SO Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64Bits xen-hypervisor-4.1 Disk Hitachi SAS 15K 147GB (x2) in a Volume group sda1 1GB /boot sda2 146GB lvm sdb1 ...
Currently I'm using LVM just to merge a few disks of different size. I want to know if it is possible to use mdadm with stripes instead of LVM? Will it give me additional performance? Will it use ...
I have an Ubuntu 9 Desktop system that I mainly use as a media server. I have a 2TB RAID5 and a 500GB RAID1, both using LVM. The OS drive is a 4GB CompactFlash card which has finally run out of space. ...
I'm using Debian squeeze, and running LVM on top of software RAID 1. I just accidentally just discovered that most of the links under /dev/mapper are missing, though my system seems to be still ...