Media Server

Daniel Pittman daniel at
Wed Aug 8 04:27:36 UTC 2007

Damon Andrew Keller <damon.keller at> writes:

> I've finished getting the hardware bugs out of my 8 hard drive Media
> Server and I would like to know is there any software out there that
> would merge most of my drives into one device?  Not like a RAID just
> take simple drives to make one.

Yeah, Linux software RAID or LVM will do it.

I would suggest using LVM: create a "logical volume" that contains all
the individual drives, then use that to store your data.

(Though, personally, I would use RAID so that a single disk failure
 didn't destroy /all/ the data on all eight drives.)

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