External array showing as /dev/sda

Jefferson Ogata poweredge at antibozo.net
Sun Mar 21 18:15:29 CDT 2010


On 2010-03-21 22:30, David Hubbard wrote:
> From: Stephan van Hienen [mailto:stephan.van.hienen at thevalley.nl] 
>> No sure which controller you have, but with the perc5/6 you 
>> can create multiple virtual disks ?
>> I have one PE2950 server with a Perc5i with 6 * 750GB drives, 
>> with a 150gb boot vdisk, and a 3TB vdisk. (raid5)
>>
> 
> When doing raid 50 the H200/700/800-series controllers do not
> let you do that, the virtual disk size box becomes
> a fixed value.  I think it may let you do that on some
> other raid types.

As if we needed another reason to avoid the H-series controllers....

To address your problem: you could do two RAID 5s and stripe them with LVM.



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