[CentOS] raid10, centos 4.x

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Fri Dec 11 01:06:56 UTC 2009


John R Pierce wrote:
> Christopher Chan wrote:
>> If anaconda is doing the update here, I guess it is because anaconda in 
>> 4.x does not have raid10 personality support. The raid10 personality is 
>> NOT the same as nested raid1+0. It is an entirely new module from Neil 
>> Brown that has a poor choice of a name imho. It does things very 
>> differently from what you expect from a nested raid1+0 array.
>>   
> 
> the update was a simple `yum update`
> 
> differently how?    I expect to be striping two mirrors, all munged into 
> one unit, without generating intermediate MD devices which has always 
> seemed messy to me.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-standard_RAID_levels#Linux_MD_RAID_10


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