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Moving LVM volumes to a different volume group

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I recently ordered a brand new PowerEdge T105 server which came with an 80 GB hard disk. I partitioned it with LVM, installed Debian Lenny and moved over the bulk of my things from the old server to the new server. Only one thing remained: my media collection, which is stored on a 500 GB RAID1 array on the old server. That RAID1 array is also partitioned using LVM in a single 500 GB volume group.

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Created by Sander Marechal 5 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 47 weeks ago
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Benchmarking Linux filesystems on software RAID 1

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I have benchmarked various Linux filesystems using different blocksizes and workloads on an mdadm RAID 1 setup using two Western Digital 500 GB SATA 3.0 drives and a 3ware 9550XS 4-port hardware RAID card (which I had trouble getting to work initially). It's not as extensive as I would have liked, but I came across some interesting results.

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Created by Sander Marechal 6 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 14 weeks ago
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