[CentOS] Centos 5 on Large Disks.

Morten Torstensen morten at mortent.org
Tue Oct 23 10:15:10 UTC 2007

Anup Shukla wrote:
> So finally, i am putting a 300G SATA to act as the "system" drive.
> Then use the other 750G's to be the big RAID 5 Volume (XFS)

If you use a hardware RAID adapter, you can make two LUNs from the 
disks. So make one big RAID5 array but two logical drives. I would still 
use LVM anyway for management down the road.

Not all hardware RAID adapters might support this, but if yours does you 
will get data protection for "free" on your system drive.


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