[Novalug] LVM query
leapfrog at freeshell.org
Wed Jul 21 10:40:29 EDT 2010
On Mon, 19 Jul 2010, Brander Snaxe wrote:
> What is the first track problem you mention? Is this something to do with LVM alignment? I have read about this before when dealing with filesystem alignment with RAID5 stripes. Also it comes into play with LVM. And it always comes into play with SSD drives apparently.
> I assume that for plain LVM or for LVM+RAID (no striping) that the mis-alignment problem would be so negligible that worrying about is moot.
> Just curious.
Here's a write up that gives a bit more detail on alignment, partitioning
and RAID: http://insights.oetiker.ch/linux/raidoptimization/
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