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    2 Hard Drives - 1 partition

    I'm looking at a dedicated server with one drive being 60GB, the other 80GB.

    Is it possible to get them both partitioned as a / partition? I am planning to use it as a VPS node so it needs to have everything based on the / partition, and not 2 separate drives.

    It is a CentOS server... if that's anything.

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    Using logical volumes, yes that is possible.
    Scott Benson, Owner
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    Think it's something my DC would be able to do just telling them to make both drives under the / partition?

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    Sep 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Your best bet would simply be to ask them, there is no better way to find out than from them.

    Best of luck!
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    ^^ Never thought of that! Thanks - Sell your cell for cash!

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    Join Date
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    San Jose, CA.
    They are probably still busy laughing at his signature.

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    Ahh' UnderPants
    this is called JDOB

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    Chicago, IL USA
    Quote Originally Posted by Lightwave View Post
    They are probably still busy laughing at his signature.

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    Feb 2008
    In the Datacenter
    Just use LVM for the 2 hardrives you will get them "as one" but remember the inconveinences to get them unified. If one of the hardrives broke.. you will lose all. They have to do it by software, but never will be a solution like hardware raid.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    L.A., CA
    yup, just set them up in an LVM but you have to consider it as only 1 drive since its sort of like RAID-0 and you will most likely lose all your data if 1 dies.

    just keep updated backups

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