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From: Kevin Hanson <tuxpert@...>
Subject: Re: Re: disk partitioning
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 19:31:40 -0600
Kevin Hanson wrote:
> Duncan wrote:
>> Mikko Husari <husku@...> posted 45C82D9C.7010601@...,
>> 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's supposed to be 
'sata' not 'stat' disk...
And I was trying to say "I have, as of now, NOT been able...."

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