[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu or Ubuntu Alternate for RAID?

Eric Robinson ryunokokoro at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 18:41:33 UTC 2007

Brian Wood wrote:
> I wouldn't put the system on a RAID0 array. RAID0 is more prone to
> problems due to drive failure (in direct proportion to the number of
> drives).
> I'd put enough of the system to boot up and run the basics on a "normal"
> drive partition. If you need RAID0 for some reason (capacity or access
> speed) you can then mount a RAID0 partition someplace and use that.
> You're just asking for trouble IMHO to put the entire system on a RAID0
> array, you want the system to be able to come up with an absolute
> minimum of things working.
> beww
Points taken.  I guess I'll put the root filesystem on a single drive
and then use RAID0 for the /home directory.  Unless you can specify a
"working directory" for the backend (LiveTV recording, transcoding,
etc.) to be anywhere you like... does that sound feasible?

- Eric

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