[Nottingham] LVM - some more questions, please

Duncan John Fyfe djf at star.le.ac.uk
Mon Nov 26 13:09:32 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 02:02 +0000, Peter Chang wrote:

> >
> >  1. What is the best way to handle the swap and the other OS
> >     partitions like var, usr, home and, of course, data in this scenario?
> Stick them all on one VG. You can decide how to split that VG into LVs for 
> as many FS as you want.

Word or warning.  If you are going to put system essentials on the RAID
configured disks make doubly sure you have a working rescue disk with
ALL necessary drivers and software.  Both software and hardware RAID
have their fair share of bugs and finding the distro rescue disk does
not include an essential driver or tools is yet another source of

Have fun,

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