On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Conor Wynne wrote:
> I created 4 RAID volumes as follows:
>> 1. /dev/md0 (100MB for /boot ext3 - RAID1)
> 2. /dev/md1 (18GB LVM2 - RAID1)
> 3. /dev/md2 (18GB LVM2 - RAID0)
>> I decided on raid0 for SWAP,
Eek. Swap is *not* discardable. It could contain data (eg that email
you started writing on another dekstop) which an application hasnt
Further, while the data on swap might not be that terribly missed, a
disk failure will likely kill your machine now, which makes it
difficult for machine to write out non-discardable data...
> /tmp & finally /squid-cache, as all the data therein is
> discardable. So RAID0 gives the best disk usage and is fast.
tmpfs is even faster for /tmp (and is backed by swap).
> The RAID level 1 volumes, LVM based, contain /, /var & /home. So I
> am now happy with this,
/ on LVM? Fair enough, but if ever anything goes wrong you'll need a
rescue disk with lvm2 tools. / directly on RAID1 is a much easier
rescue position - you dont even need RAID support to access your
> Can I do this with a single IPaddress on my router?
> But the issue as I see it is how to configure apache so that when
> someone goes www.foo.com or www.bar.org that it goes to a different
> webpage. I believe this is possible with the virtual hosts options
> in httpd.conf? Is that correct?
> What about MX records? Will they be fine if I setup multiple domains? I
> Anyone see an issue with this config?
other than above, no.
> p.s.: I think I may end up putting this server into the garden
> shed, depends on what the missus says.
that sounds like a good idea. btw, where do you live?
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