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Kickstart 4-disk RAID10 Recipe

Here’s a nice recipe for a RAID10 array comprised of 4x SSD disks. Tested to work on CentOS 6 (RHEL 6). Be sure to add the discard option in fstab for Trim support. zerombr yes bootloader –location=partition –driveorder=sda,sdb,sdc,sdd clearpart –all –initlabel –drives=sda,sdb,sdc,sdd part raid.100000 –size=250 –ondisk=sda part raid.100001 –size=250 –ondisk=sdb part raid.100002 –size=250 –ondisk=sdc part […]

Xen 4 and Libvirt From Source on CentOS 6

Install some prerequisites: yum groupinstall “Development Libraries” “Development Tools” yum install mercurial python-devel dev86 iasl ncurses-devel ncurses \ glib2-devel glib2 openssl-devel yajl-devel libuuid-devel libuuid \ pciutils-devel pciutils texinfo kernel-xen bridge-utils gnutls gnutls-devel \ libxml2 libxml2-devel libnl libnl-devel libxslt libxslt-devel pygtk2 xorg-x11-xauth \ xorg-x11-fonts* device-mapper* gnome-python2-gconf pygtk2-libglade dbus-x11 \ gtk-vnc-python netcf netcf-devel netcf-libs vte vte-devel Pull […]