[lug] LVM on RAID on Ubuntu
bwhaley at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 13:57:14 MDT 2008
> 4) Any special installation caveats or quirks of the Ubuntu installer I
need to know about?
IIRC, the Ubuntu desktop installer does not include an LVM option. I think I
had to do a command line or server install. I remember it being much more
confusing to configure than during a RHEL/CentOs/Fedora install.
On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 12:54 PM, Sean Reifschneider <jafo at tummy.com> wrote:
> durist at frii.com wrote:
> > 1) Can I put /boot and swap on LVM?
> Put boot on it's own RAID-1 set, and then everything else on LVM.
> > 2) For swap, is there a significant performance penalty?
> Once you're using swap, you're already in a one thousand fold performance
> loss, so do you really care?
> > 3) Can I use grub, or do I have to use lilo? Is there any special
> > configuration I need to do?
> The installer should take care of it.
> > 4) Any special installation caveats or quirks of the Ubuntu installer I
> > to know about?
> I don't recall.
> Realize that LVM for everything but boot is pretty common these days,
> Fedora has used that as it's default partition layout for quite a long
> time. I'm running swap+root on LVM on my laptop and it works fine. Have
> been for years.
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