Set Up A Fully Encrypted Raid1 LVM System (Lenny) - Page 2

Step 4: Creating the ROOT Partition

Once again back at the partition overview, select the FREE SPACE to create a new partition:

Now we select to create a new partition on the harddisk:

I make it here very small, as this is only a virtual system. On the reallife example I made it 10 GB.

Again make it a primary partitions:

I set it at the beginning. You could also set it at the end... IMHO it doesn't matter much.

At the partition properties select "Use as":

And now select it to be a raid:

Now you are done here:

 

Step 5: Creating the DATA Partition

Once again back at the partition overview, select the FREE SPACE to create a new partition:

Now we select to create a new partition on the harddisk:

As it is a small virtual system I use the rest of it. In the reallife example the harddisk was bigger than the virtual one here.

Again make it a primary partitions:

At the partition properties select "Use as":

And now select it to be a raid:

Now you are done here:

 

Step 6: Configure the RAID

Once again back at the partition overview. Select to configure the RAID:

You are asked to write the changes:

 

Step 7: Create the first RAID: MD0

Select to create the MD device:

Make it RAID1:

Set the number of active devices (I just use two).

Set the number of spare devices:

Select the according partition that shall be used:

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