[mythtv-users] Alternatives to lvm (fuse?)

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 23:25:53 UTC 2007

On 2/20/07, Monkey Pet <monkeypet at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all, I want to be able to use multiple drives, however, I don't
> want to use lvm, raid, or anything else that will build a ONE massive
> filesystem ontop of a hds.
> I want to be able to accomplish multiple things:
> 1.  Be able to spin down the drives when not in use.
> 2.  If one drive fails, only lose data on that drive, however, the
> other drives are still accessible.
> 3.  Not be stuck with a configuration for life.  For example, if I
> don't need 8 drives, I can pull one out and not bring down the fs.
> I don't need the redundancy of raid and don't want to use LVM since
> using concatenation, when losing a single drive will mean that I lose
> the entire volume (or course I can try to recover the data, but that
> would mean more headaches).
> A couple people around me have suggested using fuse
> (http://sourceforge.net/projects/fuse/).
> I was wondering if there are any other suggestions.  thx.



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