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creating RAID1 in XenServer 6

Hi Guys,

i got a server with 4*  500GB disks, 2 disks are in hardware RAID controller, and RAID1 was configured.

I have installed XenServer in Hardware RAID1 pair, now i need to configure software RAID1 on another pair (2 disks -SATA)

I am new to command line and Linux, could you please provide the instructions

when i google it, most of the posts i found were showing how to boot partition also in RAID which i don't want, i just need to configure additional 2 disks in RAID

Regards,
 
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Hello Moonatwork,  I've got no disks available to test this procedure for you but I think it is exactly what you want.

Assuming your hardware raid device is /dev/sda you should have a /dev/sdb and a /dev/sdc that you want configured as software raid (LVM). In case your device names are different, make sure you get the names right before you start with fdisk etc.
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mohansahuCommented:
Hi,

Here I have attached step by step software RAID 1 configuration doc . Plz  find the attached file in detail.

MS
raid1.doc
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MoonatworkAuthor Commented:
but I found that Software RAID won't support by Xen Server
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
When the solution provided does not match your question, you should not award points but delete this question. You can do so by requesting attention from a moderator (see top of the screen).
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