Re: partitions for RAID volumes?

From: Neil Brown (
Date: Wed Feb 21 2001 - 22:05:15 EST

On Wednesday February 21, wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Neil Brown wrote:

Paragraph 1
> > Using this, I can RAID1 hda and hdc together as md0 == mda and then
> > partition it up as mda1 (root) mda2 (swap) mda3 (other). And if I
> > have too, I can boot off either drive individually with any raid
> > happening.

Paragraph 2
> Is there any particular reason to prefer this over LVM? With 2.4, LVM can
> be a layer atop of software RAID, allowing for multiple volumes, online
> volume resizing, and other cool things.
> -Matt Stegman
> <>

Paragraph 1 is my answer to paragraph 2.

Also, I don't particularly want to use LVM. Partitions work fine for
me. I don't need to learn new tools.

It's about choice.

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