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“hot swapping” linux md raid1 - does re-mounting file-system temporarily read-only enable safe disconnection?

There's is an ext3 filesystem on top of Linux md raid1, array consists of two hard drives. Various services, including databases run on and write to it. Let's say for argument's sake that to minimize ...
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Setup a Backup for 90k+ photos and desktop file structure

I'm working for an engineer that takes about 500 pictures a month and uses Adobe Lightroom to manage them. He currently has about 2TBs of data that need to be backed up regularly. To setup a backup ...
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LVM over Raid 1 with different size disks in Ubuntu

I'm currently building a backup server for a few of the machines in the office. I plan to run ubuntu 10.04 LTS on it. My current setup is: 2 x 1TB disks in software RAID 1 configuration 2 x 2TB ...
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How to break mirror, upgrade and fix mirror in RHEL

I need to upgrade a redhat server to RHEL 5.4 however it has a software raid mirror on it which I have never encountered before. The drives are /dev/sda and /dev/sdb and the mirror is /dev/md0. What ...
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Looking for software RAID-style FTP solution

This software (TAHOE-LAFS) allows you to setup an FTP server that will encrypt and split your data, putting it redundantly on a bunch of remote servers. It is highly customizable so that you can ...