[CentOS] raid 5 install

Fri Jun 28 12:10:40 UTC 2019
Nikos Gatsis - Qbit <ngatsis at qbit.gr>

Thank you all for your answers.


On 27/6/2019 4:48 μ.μ., Gary Stainburn wrote:
> I have done this a couple of times successfully.
> I did set the boot partitions etc as RAID1 on sda and sdb.  This I believe is an old instruction and was based on the fact that the kernel needed access to these partitions before RAID access was available.
> I'm sure someone more knowledgeable will be able to say whether this is still required.
> Gary
> On Thursday 27 June 2019 14:36:37 Nikos Gatsis - Qbit wrote:
>> Hello list.
>> The next days we are going to install Centos 7 on a new server, with
>> 4*3Tb sata hdd as raid-5. We will use the graphical interface to install
>> and set up raid.
>> Do I have to consider anything before installation, because the disks
>> are very large?
>> Does the graphical use the parted to set/format the raid?
>> I hope the above make sense.
>> Thank you in advance.
>> Nikos