[CentOS] Centos 5 on Large Disks.

Anup Shukla anup at iamcool.net
Tue Oct 23 10:21:17 UTC 2007

Morten Torstensen wrote:
> 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.
> //Morten

Thats making me feel miserable .. ;)

I had this thought, and then a message on the list said the same and now 
one more message saying the same.

I am literally scavenging through Dell PERC guides to find out if and 
how this can be done.

Hope this is possible with Dell PERC.


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