LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
LinkBack Search this Thread
Old 06-03-2010, 12:14 AM   #1
kiranavs
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2008
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
How to configure Software RAID 10 on linux


Hi,

I am an Oracle DBA and would like to try the feature of oracle called sync-split.

For that i need to know how to configure the RAID 10 (software).

Kindly guide me in how to configure RAID 10 on linux, any articles, or documents would be appreciated.


Thanks and Regards,
Kiran AVS
 
Old 06-03-2010, 12:21 AM   #2
kiranavs
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2008
Posts: 3

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Hi,

I am using RHEL 4 update 7 as my LINUX Operating System.

Thanks and Regards,
Kiran AVS
 
Old 06-03-2010, 11:19 AM   #3
Elv13
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2006
Location: Montreal,Quebec
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 825

Rep: Reputation: 128Reputation: 128
Hi,

the tool is called "mdadm", and it work like this:

mdadm --create /dev/md0 --level=1 --raid-devices=2 /dev/sda2 /dev/sdb2

this will create some devices in /dev/md*

you might also want to use LVM (logical volume management) on top of your software raid and use the advanved partitionning sheme (one partition per / folder except etc,bin,root and sbin) so you could gain greater security and stability
 
  


Reply

Tags
configure, how, linux, raid, software


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: Benchmarking hardware RAID vs. Linux kernel software RAID LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 07-15-2008 03:50 PM
Adding an old software-RAID array to a software-RAID installation.. Boot problems GarethM Linux - Hardware 2 05-05-2008 03:16 PM
How to configure the RAID in Linux rr_rr_29 Linux - Hardware 1 02-18-2006 03:46 AM
Can fake raid be converted to linux software raid? jmacdonald801 Linux - General 3 01-30-2005 12:33 PM
Configure The RAID In Linux!!!!! asking Linux - Software 3 04-28-2003 09:01 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:31 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration