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Re: GRUB2, GPT, mdadm & LVM

From: Sander Smeenk
Subject: Re: GRUB2, GPT, mdadm & LVM
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2013 11:41:51 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Quoting Chris Murphy (address@hidden):

> Anyway, that seems fragile. If you were to one day get three disk that
> spin up just a bit slow, but within tolerance, before grub comes up,
> then what happens? You can't boot? Not worth it.

Thanks for your considerations. I admit this isn't the most resilient
setup, raid-wise.  While struggling with all the boot-issues, another
layout popped my mind but still i was curious why this raid6 setup
wouldn't boot... ;)

> Performance wise and size wise I'm skeptical of the setup. I'd post
> your use case on the linux md raid list, and see if there are
> alternative layouts that will better meet your requirements with the
> hardware you have.

That might be an idea. Always curious about what others would do.

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