[CentOS] Network Storage

Fri Jan 13 00:05:29 UTC 2017
TE Dukes <tdukes at palmettoshopper.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: CentOS [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of John R
> Pierce
> Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2017 5:02 PM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Network Storage
> On 1/12/2017 1:55 PM, TE Dukes wrote:
> > Would it be possible to add a couple HDs to my existing 6.8 server and
> > set them up as RAID drives?
> assuming your server has room for more drives and sata or sas ports,
> sure.    physically add the disks, use mdraid to put them in a mirror or
> raid5/6 or whatever, use vgcreate to define a new volumegroup from that
> raid, then use lvcreate to create logical volumes on that volume group,
> you can put file systems on, and add those file systems to your
> then mount them.
> >   If so, how would I keep it from mirroring the system drive?
> it would only do that if you explicitly told it to.
> --


I think this will get me started, then I can buy an enclosure, a couple
extra, etc., when I recover from the auto expense.