[mythtv-users] The Bigger... Disk contest, Fall 2007 edition

Joe Ripley vitaminjoe at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 15:08:04 UTC 2007

On 10/18/07, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:

> "mak[ing] your boot drive a RAID1 across all your disks" implies two
> things I can't get my head around: mirroring more than 2 drives, and
> what I assume is mirroring only single partitions?

You got it.  Since it's software RAID, it's mirroring only the boot
partition(s), not the entire disk. (i.e. sd[abcd]1 = md0 RAID1,
sd[abcd]2 = md1 RAID5, md0 = 1GB, md1 = 1.5TB - 1GB).

Joe Ripley
vitaminjoe at gmail.com

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