[CentOS] Migrating to RAID

Matt lm7812 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 23:26:36 UTC 2009


>> I have CentOS 4.x installed on a single 500GB SATA drive.  Drive is
>> about 10 percent used.  I would like to migrate to software RAID 5
>> without reinstalling the OS.  Was thinking 3 500GB drives.  Is that
>> possible or must I reinstall?
>
> Moving to RAID-1 is going to be fairly easy.  Moving to RAID-5 or RAID-6
> will be a good bit trickier.

The more I hear I am thinking moving to RAID-1 would be fine.  Is
there a basic howto somewhere for that?

Thanks.

Matt


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