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Re: [Xen-users] how to use prebuilt images from jailtime.org?

Ross S. W. Walker wrote on Tue, 8 Apr 2008 12:12:00 -0400:

> No, do RAID over whole disks if possible (normally for dom0 system disk
> it needs to be split between /boot and the rest of the disk though, so
> that gives 2 raid1s /dev/md0 and /dev/md1). RAID is really meant for
> whole disk and the performance is measured in whole spindles, if you
> mix RAIDs across the same spindles then performance will suffer in an
> unpredictable fashion.

Ok, thanks for the info.

> For this setup I suggest 2 disk raid1 for system, and separate 2 disk
> raid1 for VMs.

Not enough space in there. But I just ordered a cheap RAID controller 
which seems to be well supported on CentOS, I'll try that first before I 
stay with software RAID.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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