Drives & Shares

Mike Westkamper mjwestkamper at
Tue Jul 11 16:44:23 GMT 2000

As far as SAMBA is concerned is there a preference between software raid or
lvm? (Relaibility, performance, backup?)

Michael Glauche wrote:

> Am Die, 11 Jul 2000 18:22:56 schrieb Mike Westkamper:
> > I have have 10 18GB SCSI drives on an intel box serving our network.
> > This the same one I mentioned before should anyone remember. It is
> > running SAMBA as a member of an NT domain. Working well, save a couple
> > of odd things now and then.
> >
> > With 10 18GB drives I find there is quite a bit of management and moving
> > of files and shares as one drive gets used and we must slop over to
> > another. Is there some neat way I can treat the 10 drives as one and
> > have SAMBA or Linux worry about where the data gets placed?
> you are looking for software raid or LVM. Both are included in the 2.4
> releases
> of the linux-kernel
> regards,
>      Michael

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