[mythtv-users] Is there a distributed filesystem available?

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Mon Jun 19 20:12:18 UTC 2006

davatar at comcast.net wrote:
> Every FS I know of under linux needs to have RAID so it doesn't lose the entire filesystem with a disk failure. I want to run a filesystem that may lose some data from losing one disk but does not lose _all_ data. I know of several commercial file systems that do this, but not for linux.
> Is this possible under linux? i.e. I want to run 3 disks for my recordings directory. If I lose one, maybe I lose a handfull of recordings, I'll just have to get them recorded again! If I run LVM spanning, goodbye all files!.
> Is there a solution?
> Thanks,
> Debabrata
RAID 5, if all 3 drives are in one system, and roughly the same size 
(within a few GB). You can lose a whole drive, without losing any data. 
I just converted my myth system to RAID5 this past weekend.


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