converting to RAID etc
John at DMJ-Consultancy.co.uk
Sat Nov 25 09:48:52 UTC 2006
>> Which files store the RAID and LVM configuration data so that I can
>> ensure that they are not overwritten when I copy the rest of my server
>> from a flat disk onto the RAID/LVM system?
> This information is stored mostly within the "partition" schemes. This makes
> the system more prone to auto-detection.
> Some configs are stored in /etc/mdadm and /etc/lvm, but in any case, when you
> add a new HD already setup for RAID and/or LVM to your
> non-RAID/non-LVMsystem, everything should be detected at boot time.
> For LVM you should begin with pvscan, vgscan, and lvscan.
> Question: I didn't get the part if you are installing RAID/LVM in a new
> installation then cp'ing your *data*, or are migrating the full system to a
> set of HDs with RAID/LVM. The second is more complicated, of course.
In essence, the latter.
I have a working installation on a flat single disk.
I aim to install a basic RAID/LVM installation across 3 hard disks and
want to dump my single disk installation onto the RAID disk.
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