[OpenAFS] OpenAFS with RAID

Paul Robins paul@paulrobins.alldaypa.com
Wed, 28 Dec 2005 12:43:59 +0000

   Thanks for the quick response, how do you have the RAID set up? We'd 
initially like to start small (say 2 servers) and be able to expand up 
to the 500 gig level eventually.


Andrew Bacchi wrote:
> I have my entire cell, 1.3 Tbyets, spread across 8 file servers, all 
> with external disk in a RAID 5 configuration.  Works just fine.  I have 
> not tried LVM on this system, but I plan to later this winter.
> Paul Robins wrote:
>> Hey,
>>   I'm looking at implimenting a 4 server system at work, with each 
>> server having 2x200 gig hard drives with 3 raided partitions and LVM 
>> on the third. I would like to use some form of AFS, however i'm unsure 
>> of it's suitability. I would ideally like to somehow network RAID the 
>> available storage space. I assume AFS contains no provision for this 
>> so if not, would there be any conflict using AFS on an LVM volume on 
>> MD raid?
>> Regards,
>> Paul
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