Re: LVM + dmraid

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Luca Berra <bluca@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 01:10:40PM -0400, David Abrahams wrote:
>>Phillip Susi <psusi@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> Could you supply some more background information?  
>>The first piece is that I've now dropped dmraid for mdraid, since I
>>don't *really* need to dual boot to Windows.  I want to run Windows
>>virtualized.  Is anyone going to argue that I'm giving up something
>>important by using mdraid?
> depending on your bios you might not be able to boot if the primary
> drives fail. 

You mean, for example, if one of the RAIDed drives used for /boot
fails, I might fail to boot?  because...?

Couldn't I boot off a CD in that case?

> besides that i do believe md to be a better system than fakeraids.

Thanks, that's reassuring.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting



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