[PVE-User] Proxmox Wishlist
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Wed Jun 25 09:26:56 CEST 2014
Usually mdadm on a boot/root partition leads to corruption, have you
failed/replaced a drive and tried to recover ?
Relying on something is only good until it fails ..
On 6/25/2014 9:02 AM, Eneko Lacunza wrote:
> On 24/06/14 23:22, Alexandre DERUMIER wrote:
>>>> 3.) Software RAID/Fake-RAID is not suited for the enterprise
>>>> environment, with that said, you can still run Proxmox on Software
>>>> RAID, but it's not supported. You don't need a $300 RAID card, I
>>>> bought a complete >>server recently for $200 that had a built-in
>>>> LSI SAS1064E controller
>> I'm begin to test raid management at lvm level (available since last
>> lvm releases), maybe it could be easy to extend the proxmox installer.
> I made some tests months ago, and I was socked to see that when a disk
> in LVM raid-1 broke, LVM provided no warning (as opposed to mdadm,
> that sends a message and logs to syslog).
> Maybe it was bad configuration on my part, but it made us continue to
> use mdadm for softRAID and never look back.
> BTW, we have mdadm deployed for production purposes in a pair of
> clusters with success. I think that with the level of expertise
> required to manage mdadm softRAID, relaying on the debian installer is
> good enough.
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