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Old 09-09-2005, 03:16 PM   #1
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lvm question


if one combines a partition from drive 'a' with a partition from drive 'b'
into an lvm partition, what happens if either drive goes bad? is it like
raid 0 where you lose all your data on both?

tia,
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Old 09-09-2005, 06:29 PM   #2
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You cannot have "partitions" spanning multiple disks belong to a Volume Group.
The entire physical device must be devoted to the VG.
A VG is the uppermost abstraction of LVM.
 
Old 09-10-2005, 12:07 AM   #3
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thanks for the details. and what happens if one drive fails?
 
Old 09-10-2005, 11:00 PM   #4
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it depends on how you built the VG.
No md RAID?
 
Old 09-11-2005, 02:13 AM   #5
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it's really fun playing tag and all to get an answer that you obviously have but

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it depends on how you built the VG.
tells me nothing other than that there is implicitly a way around the issue at hand
but you're not telling me or anyone else what it is. please elaborate. and

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No md RAID?
i have no idea what this means. please explain.

thanks,
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