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Fileserver (at home) strategy with LVM?

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, I need som advice. I have a CentOS machine at home serving mainly as a fileserver. It has a few hard drives for this purpose alone - mounted as /mnt/media0, /mnt/media1, /mnt/media2. What I'd like is to have all of these drives act as one big "file pile" - but I don't want raid or jbod because I don't want one disk failure to kill the whole "array". I don't have anything on these drives that is very important or hard to replace, therefore I don't want to use any redundancy. I have been looking at LVM with intent to mount all tree drives as one LV and VG (i.e. /mnt/fil (HowTos)