R710/PERC H700/H800/MD1200 disk naming

Robin Bowes robin-lists at robinbowes.com
Tue Aug 3 06:11:46 CDT 2010


 On 03/08/10 11:46, Stroller wrote:
> On 2 Aug 2010, at 22:11, Ken Nishimura wrote:
>> I assume that making a few large virtual disks (mostly segregated
>> by disk type and enclosure location) and using LVM to slice and dice
>> is the way to go?
> I find the thought horrifying. I choose servers like the PowerEdge  
> because they have hardware RAID. LVM would seem, as a wild  
> generalisation, to undermine that.
Not at all.

You still have your hardware RAID, but you can manage volumes and usage
more easily on top if it. Much easier than using physical partitions.

R.

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