[mythtv-users] Adding storage (slightly OT)
john.sturgeon at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 17:46:56 UTC 2007
On 1/3/07, Rudy Zijlstra <mythtv at edsons.demon.nl> wrote:
> frank at frankg.net wrote:
> >I have a 250GB and 320GB SATA disk in my be+fe, and over christmas added an older 120GB PATA disk to this setup. My original music (ext3) and video (jfs) logical volumes now span SATA and PATA disks without any problems so far. The only real issue is that I've added some points of failure to my setup, and I don't know how good the old PATA disk is. I just hope the PATA disk is not too old - if it breaks I have 2 broken file systems. Hmm. Maybe time for some backups now I think of it.
> Or upgrade to current SVN at start using storage groups...
> When a disk fails in that setup, you only loose the affected disk
> (provided you did not add the LVMs to the storage group)
> >>I have a single ATA HDD in my BE which is partitioned and formatted like
> >>and I need to add some more storage in the near future.
> >>I seem to get a better space/price ratio by buying SATA drives these
> >>days, but will I be facing problems if I try to set up a LVM across a
> >>combination of ATA and SATA drives?
I've written a how-to on LVM/Backup strategies for MythTV (I use SATA
drives). You might find it helpful:
John Sturgeon <><
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