An excellent wiki tutorial on how LVM (logical volume management) for Linux works, how to set it up, and how to manipulate it.
A procedure for turning a Debian Linux (Lenny) system installed on a single drive into a Debian Linux system running a two-disk mirror without rebuilding the whole thing. The procedure also shows you how to configure GRUB to boot from either drive.
Everything you need to know about administering software RAID on Linux in a nutshell.
How to activate the RAID on a Redhat system you've booted from a rescue disk and chroot into it to fix things.
If you find yourself in a position in which you're running Arch Linux and your file systems are based on LVM, RAID, or both, and when you upgrade your kernel your system won't boot because the kernel isn't running the lvm2 hook, here's how to fix it.
- create an arch live stick and boot it
- mount your root partition to /mnt on the live stick
- mount your /proc partition to /mnt/proc using
mount -t procfs proc /mnt/proc
- mount your /sys partition to /mnt/sys using
mount -t sysfs sys /mnt/sys
- mount your /dev partition to /mnt/dev using
mount -t tmpdevfs dev /mnt/dev
- mount your /boot partition to /mnt/boot
- chroot into /mnt using
- now perform
pacman -Syu and watch your kernel being built.
- finally type
reboot. remove your stick and boot into your now working arch linux.
How to install Windows 7 from a USB key when your machine's RAID drivers aren't signed by Microsoft. You start by running the System Repair function of the installer...
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