[PVE-User] Proxmox Wishlist

Daejuan Jacobs daejuan at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 18:46:12 CEST 2014


Sounds like a bad setup for hardware raid.


On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 2:02 AM, Eneko Lacunza <elacunza at binovo.es> wrote:

> Hi,
>
>
> 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.
>
> Cheers
> Eneko
>
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