I have a Raid5 software partitioned using LVM (at centos 5.2 installation).Actually the raid is composed by 3 320Gb HDD.I would like to replace them with 3 2T hdd, but I'm worried ... [by Kirys]
I'm running an IntelRST-based RAID5 of 3x WD20EZRX (Green 2TB) which has now reached FULL.
I'm looking to Upgrade/Replace with 3x WD30EFRX (Green 3TB), occupying the same MB-based SATA2 Ports (all others are occupied).
I have a Current Full Backup on an External Drive.
So, the question becomes:
Should I perform an Upgrade-in-Place (migrating the Data by Deprecating Replacing and then Rebuil
I currently have openSuse 11.0 installed on a software dmraid raid5 volume. Today I tried to install openSuse 11.2 instead, but I got stuck in the partitioning. I have a /home partition which is also a software dmraid raid5 volume and I want this partition to be left untouched.