[CentOS] CentOS 8 partiitioning for reliability

Wed Jul 24 21:34:54 UTC 2019
Nathan Duehr <nate at denverpilot.com>

Honestly, something that big I put a NAS variant on it like OpenMediaVault,
and CentOS and other distros in virtuals for jobs.

On Fri, Jul 19, 2019 at 3:58 PM Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com>

> I was just given a Dell R720xd with 160 GB memory and 12x 900 GB drives
> that I plan to deploy as my home mail/file/backup server to replace an
> aging Supermicro server running CentOS 7. Yeah, it's gross overkill for
> that and I expect to tuck most of the drives away for spares.
> How should I RAID and partition this beast for maximum reliability?
> My current C7 system is using 1 TB of 2 TB capacity on the root partition
> (4x 1 TB drives in RAID 10). /boot is 300MB/50GB. Memory and swap is 8GB
> each.
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Nate Duehr, nate at denverpilot.com