[ubuntu-za] To virtualise or not to virtualise

Michael Gorven michael at gorven.za.net
Wed Oct 28 07:04:56 GMT 2009


On Wednesday 28 October 2009 06:13:30 Lee Sharp wrote:
> Charl Wentzel wrote:
> > One more thing.  How should one partition in this case?  I'm planning on
> > using LVM to make things flexible, but which partitions are required?
> 
> I would not use LVM on the bas system.  If you have hardware RAID, it
> will all appear as one disk anyway.  If software RAID, you do not want
> two layers of abstraction.

Why not? I would recommend RAID + LVM. RAID provides (some) redundancy, and 
LVM makes managing things easier.

Michael

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