[CentOS] VMware vSphere Hypervisor (free ESXi) and mdraid

Drew drew.kay at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 12:03:39 UTC 2011

> Can I combine VMWare ESXi (free version) virtualization and CentOS
> mdraid level 1? Any pointers how to do it? I never used VMWare before.

Not if you want to run ESXi on bare metal; ESXi is an OS in it's own
right. VMware Player/Server/Workstation OTOH will run on top of mdadm
as it needs a host OS and doesn't care what it is given as a block


"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood."
--Marie Curie

More information about the CentOS mailing list