LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-26-2009, 12:47 PM   #1
mikesjays
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Distribution: FC8, FC9, FC10
Posts: 30

Rep: Reputation: 15
Is it possible for a LVM group to span multiple raid devices?


I rebuilding my server and I wanted to get the best use of the diskspace.

I was wondering if I could have an LVM group span mulitple raid sets.

ex.
sdb1 = 80gb, sdc1 = 80gb, sdd1 = 120gb, sde1 = 120gb.

sdb1/sdc1 striped (0) = md0
sbd1/sde1 striped (0) = md1

can md0 and md1 be grouped in the same LVM?

Thanks
 
Old 01-27-2009, 11:35 AM   #2
anomie
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Texas
Distribution: RHEL, Scientific Linux, Debian, Fedora
Posts: 3,935
Blog Entries: 5

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Well, physical volumes on different disk devices can be used in the same Volume Group, so the answer should be "yes".
 
Old 01-28-2009, 08:35 AM   #3
Matir
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: San Jose, CA
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 8,507

Rep: Reputation: 125Reputation: 125
Absolutely. Be aware, however, that a single drive failure MAY cause loss of data for all volumes in that group.
 
  


Reply


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



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LVM and multiple iSCSI disks performance of LVM xxx_anuj_xxx Linux - Server 4 05-01-2008 12:26 PM
Will K3B span file over multiple DVD disks chmasy Linux - General 2 12-28-2007 11:19 PM
software raid 5 + LVM and other raid questions slackman Slackware 5 05-09-2007 02:58 PM
How to span multiple 2x sided Magneto-Optical disks for backup? TotalDefiance Linux - Software 3 03-25-2006 05:55 PM
untarring archives that span multiple tapes? BrianK Linux - General 2 11-29-2005 09:41 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:03 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
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
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration