On 04/23/2022 09:19 PM, H wrote: > On 04/19/2022 09:57 AM, Roberto Ragusa wrote: >> On 4/18/22 1:27 PM, H wrote: >>> I have a new computer with 2 x 2TB SSDs where I wanted to install C7 and use mdadm for RAID1 configuration and encrypting the /home partition. On the net I found https://tuxfixer.com/centos-7-installation-with-lvm-raid-1-mirroring/ which I adopted slightly with respect to partition sizes, using RAID1 for /boot and /root as well and added the /home partition with RAID1 and chose to have /home encrypted. >> It may be a good idea to also have / and swap encrypted, since user data can go there easily >> (logs, locatedb, swapped mem). >> >> I would do: >> - /boot as a separate RAID1 (md1=sda1+sdb1) >> - then another RAID1 (md2=sda2+sdb2) using all the remaining disk >> - luks on top of md2, giving you luks-xxxxx >> - LVM with a PV on luks-xxxxx >> - VG and LVs for swap, / and /home (do not assign all the available space now, especially if using xfs as filesystem) >> >> Not sure if you can do this setup through the installer, you have to try (in a VM maybe). >> >> Regards. >> > Thank you. I will have time to get back to this system tomorrow to try this. > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos Roberto, what would the advantage(s) be with your setup, ie one RAID1 array for everything but /boot compared to what I had done, ie three RAID1 arrays for /boot/efi RAID1, /boot RAID1 and one LVM-RAID1 for / and /home? As a naive user it would seem to me that the setup I did would be more resilient if a disk fails, or?