> the howtos on gentoo-wiki worked well for me.
I'm working with them, too. Just one question remains: I want to use
udev. Do I have to create the md devices or does udev that for me?
> > - Put the root partition on another RAID1 (I thought about putting the
> > root filesystem into my LVM setup, too -- it is REALLY annoying if the
> > root partition get's to small),
> yeah, but if you have 20+ gb root is always big enough
AFAIK lvm kills
> barriers. You use raid for better data security. So using lvm is a bit..
> contra productive.
Sorry, I'm neither a LVM nor a RAID export - could you please
elaborate on that?
I like LVM because of the convenience it adds.
> > - Build a RAID1 partition for the rest of the system (will be a LVM2
> > container)
> > - Build a last RAID0 partition for scratch data (/tmp, /var/tmp,
> > /usr/portage, scratch data).
> I have /tmp and /var/tmp on tmpfs - /tmp is so small it is not worth wasting a
> partition for it.
/tmp --- maybe now (4GB ram). /var/tmp - not sure (OpenOffice compile
comes to mind here :-)