I was wondering how logical volume, logical disk, volume, partition, physical disk and filesystem are related and correspond to each other? I am confused about these concepts and would like to have ...
Is there any way to make the system more consistent when using LUKS? (or slow storage in general) as it is everything is snappy until the write buffer is full, then everything grinds to a halt as the ...
I have a bunch of different binary files (total size of all files is circa ~500GB) stored in a hard drive that is mounted to machine001. I have 200 other machines that need to access this data for ...
Possible Duplicate: How do I find out what hard disks are in the system? I'm running a CentOS 5.5 system. This system has 4 disks and a 3ware RAID controller. How can I determine the make ...
When I was doing dual boot all my extra storage was simple in /win/d, /win//e, /win/f, ... and formated ntfs. Now the desktop only runs Windows in a VM, and I access all my partitions from samba ( ...
My /etc/fstab contains this: # / was on /dev/sda1 during installation UUID=77d8da74-a690-481a-86d5-9beab5a8e842 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1 There are several other disks on ...
What's the best way to convert Linux software RAID 1 array to RAID 5? ( I have already bought the 3rd Hard Disc !)
I'd like to setup RAID 1 with two drives in linux. I don't have a hardware RAID controller and don't want to buy one, so what is the best software RAID option for linux? Note: If it makes a ...
I am upgrading the internal SATA hard drive on my laptop from a 40G drive to a 160G drive. I have a Linux/Ubuntu desktop which has a SATA card. I would actually like to do the same thing for a couple ...