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Old 12-22-2002, 01:41 AM   #1
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Can more than one hard drive share the same partition?


Is it possible to somehow merge 2 hard drives together?
 
Old 12-22-2002, 01:51 AM   #2
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yes, well sort of.

you can create a logical volume.


this explains how it works
http://www.linuxgazette.com/issue84/vinayak.html
 
Old 12-22-2002, 02:10 AM   #3
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thank you, this is exactly what I was looking for.
 
Old 12-22-2002, 02:18 AM   #4
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great

I have used it and it works good

One thing, you cannot have your /boot partition on it. And boot disks may not work since they may not be able to mount / if it's an LVM
 
  


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