Admin Guide - managing disks

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 18:29:06 UTC 2007


On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 06:48 +1300, Vladimir Kosovac wrote:
> Hi people.
> 
> Admin guide lists two sections related to disk management:
> 
> 1] Working with disks and removable storage:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/AdministrationGuide/Disks
> 
> 2] Managing storage:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/AdministrationGuide/ManagingStorage
> 
> I reckon:
> 
>  * 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
> 
> Does this sound like a (cunning) plan?

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.

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