[nSLUG] RAID and partitioning

D G Teed donald.teed at gmail.com
Tue May 8 18:38:07 ADT 2007


On 5/8/07, Daniel Morrison <draker at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> It's great that mdadm can grow a device.  But why "prefer this over LVM"?
> The whole premise of LVM allows for growth.  In fact this is
> complementary:
>
> raw disks -> MD -> LVM -> filesystem.


Right, and now we can drop one part and get the same features
(at least for my purposes):

raw disks -> MD -> filesystem

No need of additional device configuration, modules, etc.

--Donald
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