[mythtv-users] Anyone using LVM2 w/ ext3 for video storage

David myth at dgreaves.com
Fri Apr 1 18:03:06 UTC 2005

Devan Lippman wrote:

>Hi Paul, 
>One problem, you can't make RAID volumes with just one disk, the
>minimum is two.
well, you can set up a raid with one device in anticipation of another 
device arriving later.
mdadm lets you use the special keyword 'missing' as a device id.

>  Also you can't add disks to Promise RAID array's
>Logical volumes later.
another good reason to avoid fakeraid

>  If all you have is one disk you're better off
>not using RAID anyways as it may slow down disk data rates.
>The rest sounds like a great idea, can't wait until I figure out what
>I did wrong with mine.
Check out the link in my previous email and yell if you want help...


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