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Re: [SLE] Why logical volume?
  • From: Michael W Cocke <cocke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 22:01:54 -0400
  • Message-id: <stshk09fldn2dtdlo7sdcngpmiuopduimc@xxxxxxx>
On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 18:39:06 -0400, you wrote:

>On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 17:17:00 -0500, Danny Sauer
><suse-linux-e.suselists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Michael wrote regarding 'Re: [SLE] Why logical volume?' on Wed, Sep 15 at 16:01:
>> > On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 11:18:46 -0600, you wrote:
>> >
>> > >Not an opinion, fact. Now if you config'ed it that way on purpose, say
>> > >you needed max performance and usable size then fine. But you made it
>> > >seem like a single disk failure would take down LVM in general and that
>> > >is just not the case if config'ed for high availability.
>> >
>> > Well, just as soon as the default configuration is for something
>> > besides what it is, I'll agree with you. In the meantime, however,
>> > I'll keep saying that you need to be careful.
>> >
>> > And incidentally, unless you own a sheet metal shop or have a few
>> > thousand to waste, there simply isn't a good way to get more than
>> > about 2TB into a chassis, so how exactly were you figuring on setting
>> > up a RAID?
>>
>
>2 TB in a single chassis, its not that hard
>
>http://www.orbitmicro.com/products/rackmount%20chassis/5U/atx/RMC5E.htm
>
>24 drives x 250 GB/drive = 6 TB
>
>Greg

Did you read the original message? Not hard at all - for a few
thousand, just like your ad price.

Mike-

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