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Re: best kernel version to use with XFS+LVM+MD

To: "Bernhard R. Erdmann" <be@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: best kernel version to use with XFS+LVM+MD
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 11 Feb 2002 14:15:48 -0600
Cc: mai99bxd <mai99bxd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <3C681AE7.3759DF54@berdmann.de>
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This is something that was seen on the LVM list as well. I don't
remember what the fix was, if there was one, but a pvmove was working
there as well. 

On Mon, 2002-02-11 at 13:26, Bernhard R. Erdmann wrote:
> > I'm going to plan a fileserver with 2 45Gb IDE disks in soft RAID1 and
> 4
> > 100GB IDE disks in soft RAID5. I would take the RAID1 for system and
> the
> > RAID5 for storage. The 300GB RADI5 space should be divided by LVM into
> > some XFS filesystems. I also use NFS and Samba over the XFS.
> > 
> > Which kernel version seems to be stable in realation with XFS, LVM and
> > MD?
> 
> I'm using here 2.4.14, LVM (1.0.1rc4), MD and XFS. 4*17 GB in RAID5. No
> problems yet. 
> 
> Just one: since I tried to build a second raid array (2*1 GB RAID1 for
> XFS log volumes) and use it for a second volume group, lvcreate doesn't
> let me specify /dev/md0 as the physical volume for new LVs.
> Nevertheless, it is possible to create the new LV on a different PV in
> the same VG outside the RAID and pvmove it afterwards onto the RAID.
> 
> # /sbin/lvcreate -L 1G -n junk vg2 /dev/md0
> lvcreate -- couldn't read physical volume "/dev/md0"
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Austin Gonyou
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Coremetrics, Inc.
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