[clug] Next CLUG anyone?

David Gibson david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Mon Oct 20 11:56:37 EST 2003

On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 10:40:18AM +1000, Darren Freeman wrote:
> List,
> Just checking, but is the next meeting on Thursday?
> I would be happy to show off how easily you can software RAID a
> partition or two under Linux but I don't have a demo system and it's not
> much fun without a live demo.
> I was thinking of maybe RAIDing a pair of floppies for fun, that way the
> speed improvements are obvious and ejecting a disc would simulate a
> failure. But if someone actually wants a software RAID set up then that
> would be better. Like their home dir mirrored on a USB/firewire drive.

I'm using RAID for my system now - root, home, everything.  I had a
disk die a couple of years back which provided the impetus to finally
get it set up.  Works beautifully.

But I'm afraid I'm not that inclined to lug my system along to the
next meeting.

David Gibson			| For every complex problem there is a
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au	| solution which is simple, neat and
				| wrong.

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