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From: Kevin Hanson <tuxpert@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Re: disk partitioning
Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2007 01:34:37
Message-Id: 45C92BFC.2020503@comcast.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Re: disk partitioning by Kevin Hanson
Kevin Hanson wrote:
> Duncan wrote: >> Mikko Husari <husku@×××××.net> posted 45C82D9C.7010601@×××××.net, >> excerpted below, on Tue, 06 Feb 2007 09:26:20 +0200: >> >> >>> hi! >>> >>> i was wonderin (also tried my luck on perfomance-gentoo, but no one >>> home), what kind of partition + fs table would be optimal on server >>> and/or desktop. afaik, /usr/portage would be on its own partition, and >>> perhaps reiserfs and raid0. distfiles should be on a different >>> partition, so it would not be in the way of portage itself... but, what >>> about other parts of gentoo/linux. and is journaling filesystem over >>> striping raid just asking for trouble? >>> >> >> I'm running a 300-gig/disk, 4-SATA-disk, kernel RAID here, and /love/ >> it! >> >> Each of the four disks is partitioned identically to the others, with >> the >> corresponding partitions on each grouped in the corresponding RAIDs. >> >> /dev/md0 (on /dev/sd[a..d]1) is raid-1, necessary for boot, since that's >> all grub and the like understand, but that's all that's on the raid-1. >> >> > <SNIP> > > Duncan, > > Did you look in to EVMS at all. I am setting up a similar system to > yours...4 stat disk, linux raid, etc. However, I really wanted to use > EVMS and am only partially successful. I have, as of now, been able > to get the EVMS stuff correctly in initrd such that I can complete a > boot. > > Just curious if you'd looked into EVMS at all and if you had any > thoughts. > > Cheers, > Kevin
Wow...I didn't type well in the above message...it's supposed to be 'sata' not 'stat' disk... And I was trying to say "I have, as of now, NOT been able...." Cheers, Kevin -- gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list

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[gentoo-desktop] Re: disk partitioning Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>