"Basically I will set up the system in a way that (a)
everything [except for /boot] will be encrypted, (b) everything
will be on a raid1 and (c) have a LVM for your data partition so
that this one can be easily expanded.
"Notice: The sizes used for this howto are just exemplary....
please consider carefully how you want to size your partitions! I
did setup a real server using 500 MB for /boot, 2 GB for SWAP, 10
GB for / and the rest went into /data (in which I have also the
data of the home folder, the /etc folder, the mysql databases and
"The reason for Raid1 is that I wanted to setup the system in
such a way that if one disk is failing the system can still be
"setup" quickly and without knowledge. The only thing one has to
know is to disconnect which of the drives and then boot the
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