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Lots of partitions? what for?

Lots of partitions? what for?

Posted Jul 24, 2008 9:01 UTC (Thu) by eduperez (guest, #11232)
In reply to: Lots of partitions? what for? by ljt
Parent article: Block layer: integrity checking and lots of partitions

> I use LVM on top of RAID5, but it is _very_ convenient to be able to slice the enormous
disks in many parts.
> I sliced my 4 disks in 14 partitions each, making thus 14 RAID5 volumes. I can now assign
those PVs to whatever VGs I am using. It is extremely flexible

Could you explain why do you need to do that, please?

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