[CentOS] Partitioning advice

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Wed Mar 22 20:58:49 UTC 2006

so how would i combine LVM and software raid 1?  Would i do the lvm 
setup first or the software raid partitions first?

Barry L. Kline wrote:
> William Warren wrote:
>> it may help if i state the server's purpose.  The server is going to 
>> host a non-profit's website and streaming audio.
> There have been quite a number of discussions about this top in this 
> group, so I'll not repeat them.  Just take a few moments and search the 
> archives for them.  They'll range from "just let Disk Druid do it" to 
> "many partitions for many purposes."  You'll find some good reading and 
> lots about the various strategies for partitioning.
> Once your head stops spinning from all of the different scenarios you'll 
> find discussed sit back, take a deep breath and relax.  Most of the 
> advice about proper sizing has been rendered moot by the addition of 
> LVM.  You can change sizes on-the-fly, so you don't have to be so anal 
> in judging the initial sizes.
> Barry
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