[mythtv-users] RAID: full disk or partition (was: Question re: available SATA ports and linux software RAID)

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Sun Apr 24 01:53:20 UTC 2011

On 24 April 2011 11:29, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:

> At work where I have 12 to 15 linux software raid arrays I have moved
> to using only raid arrays with partitions as raid members. I believe
> this is better for management and I usually have more than 1 raid
> array using the same disks. Raid1 for boot, raid 5/6 for os and raid
> 5/6 for data (usually lvm on top of this so I can subdivide the data).

And what difference to using a full disk would that provide? From what
you describe ; all of this can still be done with md and full disks as
opposed to a partition using the full disk

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