[mythtv-users] Re-doing my backend
st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 16:53:30 UTC 2008
On 06/02/2008, David Frascone <frasconebulk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 3, 2008 2:31 PM, David Frascone <frasconebulk at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'd like my "important" stuff to be kinda backed up. Either with raid,
> > or maybe just mirror'ed onto the myth video storage -- just to be safe. I
> > think I should not worry about raid 5 here -- what do you think?
> > The mythtv video store is not important to me -- I was planning on just
> > buying a couple of 500Gb or so disks. No redundancy.
> What about disks? Can LVM do what I need? Multiple disks == more power,
> so I'd like a minimalistic solution that still has some redundancy for my
> "important" data.
> If there are any LVM experts or linux disk experts here -- I'd like to
> know if I can have a 40-80Gb disk, mirror'ed onto a partition of a bigger
> video disk?
> That way, I can buy one small disk for boot / os / important files, and
> one big disk for video + mirror of the important stuff.
> But, every time I mess with LVM it seems really complex. Maybe a better
> solution is just one big disk, and a nightly rsync to a backup NAS or
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Yes LVM can do: 1 small boot disk + 1 big disk (Video + Mirror of small
OR as you say it may be easier for you to do 1 small disk + <a n other
backup mechanism> to partion on big disk.
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