Admin Guide - managing disks
vnk at mkc.co.nz
Mon Dec 3 02:57:30 UTC 2007
Richard England wrote:
>>>> * split ''1]'' and move ''working with disks'' to ''2]''
>>>> * exclude ''removable storage'' - better suited for inclusion in DUG
>>>> * revise the structure of ''2]'' to include:
>>>> i. "classical" partitioning /w tools (fdisk, parted, mkfs)
>>>> ii. mounting, fstab
>>>> iii. software RAID
>>>> iv. LVM
>>>> v. disk quotas
>>> We should encourage use of LVM. This is now anaconda installation
>>> default, but moreover it's a better choice by far when you're
>>> administering a system for service provision.
>> Yes, that's the idea - my plan is to write pretty comprehensive LVM
>> subsection (iv). I also want to include all this other stuff (not so
>> extensively), mostly as a background info and an aid to better
>> understanding of the LVM concept. I've found this more than useful when
>> introducing people to LVM.
> Pardon me for intruding, here, but I hop this does not mean that you
> will be ignoring the "classical" partitioning methods. LVM may be the
> default but for many situations (non-server and laptops, notably) LVM
> may not be the optimal solution.
No Richard, not at all.
Everything from the list proposed in my original post will be included.
LVM will receive more attention though - it is the default Fedora option
and it is very useful technology.
> Thanks for all the hard work being put in on this.
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