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by crash3m
Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:01 am
Forum: File systems support
Topic: Hardware Raid
Replies: 2
Views: 8813

Re: If the kernel supports your raid controller

This should be no problem at all I would think, but with my knowledge of raid5 (only what I've read on the net) I would think that you would have to image all of the drives, since #1 they are stripped and #2 the parity is distributed. Man you can learn a lot in a few years. I'd like to withdraw my ...
by crash3m
Thu Sep 07, 2006 5:11 am
Forum: File systems support
Topic: Support for LVM file systems
Replies: 5
Views: 10019

the short answer to the original question is yes

sorry for the retarded post
by crash3m
Thu Sep 07, 2006 5:09 am
Forum: File systems support
Topic: Hardware Raid
Replies: 2
Views: 8813

If the kernel supports your raid controller

This should be no problem at all I would think, but with my knowledge of raid5 (only what I've read on the net) I would think that you would have to image all of the drives, since #1 they are stripped and #2 the parity is distributed.
by crash3m
Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:10 pm
Forum: File systems support
Topic: LVM and RAID
Replies: 10
Views: 36988

I found a new tool that promises to support LVM and RAID out of the box (though its FS support is limited)

http://www.trickytools.com/php/clonesys.php
by crash3m
Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:04 pm
Forum: Miscellanous
Topic: Migration to a new disk
Replies: 1
Views: 4416

yes, but your partition table will likely be mangled, at best you'll have a large chunk of empty space at the end of your drive
by crash3m
Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:01 pm
Forum: File systems support
Topic: LVM and RAID
Replies: 10
Views: 36988

update (issues with grub)

After having others test this script, its become apparent that grub has issues, but just needs to be reinstalled to the MBR...easily enough done. I just add this to the bottom of my autorun script /sbin/grub --batch <<EOT 1>/dev/null 2>/dev/null root (hd0,0) setup (hd0) root (hd0,0) setup (hd1) quit...
by crash3m
Fri Jul 07, 2006 3:59 pm
Forum: File systems support
Topic: Support for LVM file systems
Replies: 5
Views: 10019

oops!

see http://www.partimage.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=46, it contains my horrid script for backing up LVM/RAID systems, the info you need for LVM is there.
by crash3m
Thu Jun 22, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: File systems support
Topic: Support for LVM file systems
Replies: 5
Views: 10019

see my reply to the lvm + raid post

it details the steps needed to backup lvm data.
by crash3m
Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:40 pm
Forum: File systems support
Topic: LVM and RAID
Replies: 10
Views: 36988

heres my scripts to handle SW raid + LVM in linux (SuSE 10)

These are the scripts I use to backup and restore a system using raid1+LVM, this script assumes a LOT of things (like nothing will ever blow up, as there is currently no error checking, future versions will have this) see comments next to commands for more information. (createimage.sh) #!/bin/bash #...