Re: Added hard drives; how to configure raid?

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2009/9/9 Jorge Fábregas <[email protected]>:
> On Wednesday 09 September 2009 12:24:51 am Reid Rivenburgh wrote:
>> Is there an easy way to do that on an already-installed system?
>
> Easy is relative :)  Check this:
>
> http://www.archlinux.it/wiki/index.php?title=Convert_a_single_drive_system_to_RAID
>
> Basically, you'll have to:
>
> 1- create a partition in each of the 2 drives (e.g. using fdisk)
> 2- set the type fo these partitions as "Linux raid autodetect" (using fdisk..)
> 3- use the mdadm command to create your desired RAID
> 4- create a filesystem (ext3 etc) on the new RAID device (e.g /dev/md0)
> 5- create a line in /etc/fstab for this device so you can mount it wherever
> you want.

Thanks!  That looks pretty stright-forward.  I wasn't sure if there
was some easy Fedora GUI tool for doing all of that.

So, there's no need to involve LVM then?  I'm not sure of the benefits
of using it.

-- 
Reid

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