LVM Mirroring failure notification

Michael Torrie torriem at
Tue May 12 14:37:40 MDT 2009

Matthew Walker wrote:
> In a striped mirrors, you can lose up to half the disks, as long as no two are in the
> same mirrored set.
> In mirrored stripes, you can also lose up to half the disks... as long as they're all in
> the same set. Otherwise, you can only lose one.

Gotcha.  So honestly, then, LVM is the wrong tool for the job here.  At
least at the base layer.  LVM over lots of RAID 1 pairs would be ideal

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