[CentOS] kickstart raid disk partitioning

Digimer linux at alteeve.com
Fri Nov 19 19:41:55 EST 2010


On 11/19/2010 07:18 PM, Ross Walker wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2010, at 10:17 AM, Digimer<linux at alteeve.com>  wrote:
>
>> I mirror /boot and<swap>  because if either is lost, the system dies. :)
>> Imagine if something was in swap, then swap vanished, and then the
>> system tried to retrieve what was in swap... Not so good. :P
>
> You could use LVM to create LV for swap and root. Performs the same, plus you can resize them. Just make the PV the RAID set after /boot.
>
> -Ross

This is true. I wasn't, mainly, because I was using the remainder of the 
free space on the disks, post install, to create a DRBD device which 
clustered LVM sat on. Thought stacked LVM work, it pushed too far into 
"corner case" territory for my comfort level.

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