[CentOS] Re: LVM Resizing Problem

Mon May 7 18:56:22 UTC 2007
Ruslan Sivak <rsivak at istandfor.com>

Scott Lamb wrote:
> On May 7, 2007, at 12:56 AM, Wojtek.Pilorz wrote:
>> I would suggest you to add external HDD (e.g. USB2, or IDE/SATA with
>> USB2/PATA+SATA converter) and copy your data.
>> If the filesystem is screwed up, resizing can only make its state worse.
> On second thought, there is a way I can do this without buying more 
> drives or resizing filesystems. I can just degrade my RAID-5 array by 
> pulling one of the drives and formatting it standalone. I think the 
> stuff I want will (just barely) fit on a single drive.
> --Scott Lamb <http://www.slamb.org/>
Isn't a degraded raid5 horribly slow?