[CentOS] LVM, usb drives, Active Directory

Chan Chung Hang Christopher christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Wed Dec 16 14:20:45 UTC 2009


Steve Thompson wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Dec 2009, Scott Ehrlich wrote:
> 
>> I have a client with a handful of USB drives connected to a CentOS
>> box.   I am charged with binding the USB drives together into a single
>> LVM for a cheap storage data pool (10 x 1 TB usb drives = 10 TB cheap
>> storage in a single mount point).
> 
> I tried doing this for fun once upon a time, using 6 1TB drives. I can 
> save you a lot of grief by suggesting that you don't think about this any 
> further. Boy is it slow. And extremely unreliable. And slow. Don't even do 
> it for backups. Did I say it was slow?
> 

Please qualify 'slow'. Was it dog slow, turtle-slow, snail-slow or 
slowaris slow?



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