[CentOS] looking for RAID 1+0 setup instructions?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 20:57:48 UTC 2009

Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 9:57 PM, Miguel Medalha<miguelmedalha at sapo.pt> wrote:
>>> Then maybe there is something wrong with your partitioning scheme or
>>> even physical layout. What drives do you have and how are they
>>> partitioned? How are they physically connected?
>> I beg your pardon, I didn't see your previous post with the above
>> information.
>> At this point, I think you should  undo the RAID 1 groups and revert to
>> the 4 raw partitions marked as Linux Software Raid.
>> Then try to create a RAID 10 group. If the guys from openfiler say that
>> it is possible... I see no reasons to doubt them.
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> There is no option to setup RAID 10.
> But, let's get back to my previous request,
> How would one setup RAID 1+0 (i.e. 2x mirror'ed RAID1's and then a
> RAID 0 on top of it) on say CentOS 4.6 ?

Have you tried this the obvious way: using "mdadm create" for each step, giving 
the md devices created in the first step as the partitions for the RAID0 device?

But out of curiosity, why would you consider installing a CentOS 4.x now?

   Les Mikesell
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