[SATLUG] RAID 5 setup

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Sun Jan 20 01:34:21 CST 2008


On 1/19/08, toddwbucy wrote:

>  ok here is what I have come up with so far
>
>  the 4 320gb hd are partitioned as RAID w/
>  1st partition - 500 mb /boot raid 1 ext3
>  2nd partition - 2 gb swap raid 0
>  3rd partition 900 gb / raid 5 xfs

I think this topic has come up before -- you really, really don't 
want to mix RAID types on a single disk drive.

And I would strongly encourage you to avoid doing RAID across 
multiple partial partitions of a disk -- either RAID the whole thing 
as one complete partition per disk, or don't do RAID on that disk at 
all.

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