[CentOS] Turning root partition into a RAID array

Tony pthagonal at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 18:21:38 UTC 2005

On 11/15/05, Peter Farrow <peter at farrows.org> wrote:
> LinuxSA Mailing list archives
> Setup Goals:
> - /boot as /dev/md0: RAID1 of /dev/hda1 & /dev/hdc1 for redundancy
> - / as /dev/md1: RAID1 of /dev/hda2 & /dev/hdc2 for redundancy
> - swap*2 with equal priority: /dev/hda3 & /dev/hdc3 for more speed
> - GRUB installed in boot records of /dev/hda and /dev/hdc so either
> drive can fail but system still boot.

Interesting that swap isn't mirrored. Wonder what happens when a drive dies,
and then a particular lost bit of swap needs paging back in... I always
mirror swap as well. Maybe I'm wrong.


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