How to create a terabyte storage array?

Dick Davies rasputnik at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 15:49:26 GMT 2005


On 30/11/05, David Hart <ubuntu at tonix.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-11-30 at 08:55 -0500, Zach wrote:
> > Why not use Logical Volume Manager to combine the disks into a single
> > logical volume?  Then it could be easily extended by adding additional
> > disks later.
>
> Because it only takes _one_ disk to go down to lose _everything_
> (except, of course, for your backups).

LVM *can* mirror and there are tools to salvage files
from a partially knackered volume group.

But yeah, it won't survive a killed disk unless you configure it to.


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