On Thu, 15 Jan 2009, Kevin Philp wrote:
> My question is about booting after a disk failure, particularly the
> primary disk. Where should I put the /boot partition, should it be
> outside of the raid array? can it be part of the raid array or can
> it even be part of the LVM groups?
/boot needs to be on an FS accessible to the bootloader.
RAID-1 arrays look like normal filesystems, as far as a bootloader is
Not sure what the benefit is of having / on LVM personally. To resize
/ would require booting from a CD - you might as well just size /
generously to begin with and put it on a normal partition (or RAID-1)
so its easier to access in an emergency.
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