[Server-devel] installing a school server

Tony Pearson tpearson at us.ibm.com
Mon Aug 11 16:08:19 EDT 2008

Subject: Re: [Server-devel] installing a school server
To: "Joshua N Pritikin" <jpritikin at pobox.com>

> Just to get something working, I installed Ubuntu with
> Squid/Dansguardian. I have about 200Gb of hard drive and 2G RAM. Can I
> get an ext2 image of the school server and load it on a logical
> partition? I prefer to store anything important on LVM+RAID1. Does the
> school server understand this disk format?

>>Yes, but you will need to tweak the kickstart file on the image (no
>>"do your own partitioning" option yet, sorry). By default, the XS
>>install CD will wipe the disk and setup an LVM (w/o RAID).

I have documented some of the challenges with LVM+RAID1 here:

You can do RAID1 on a single drive, but it doesn't provide any added 

To customize the XS ISO so that it allows your own partitioning, the 
process is here:

Tony Pearson
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