> -----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, which > you can put file systems on, and add those file systems to your /etc/fstab, > 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. > > -- Thanks!! I think this will get me started, then I can buy an enclosure, a couple extra, etc., when I recover from the auto expense.