LVM Mirroring failure notification

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at
Tue May 12 09:22:02 MDT 2009

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 2:46 AM, Mike Lovell <mike at> wrote:
> While experimenting with things, I found that I can just do a pv for each
> disk and then add -m1 to lvcreate to do a mirror. The question I have is how
> can I make things automatically notify me by email if one of the drives,
> that has parts of a mirror, fails?

Why not set up RAID and then LVM?  Then you could use mdadm to monitor
it with a rich set of options.  Just a thought.


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