(Soft) RAID 6 on Ubuntu 7.10, should I move to 8.10?
My System is a Ubuntu 7.10. I have a (soft) RAID 6 with 5 disks (Samsung 500GB SATA disks), formatted with jfs. Should I update to 8.10 or isn't it worth the problem? What are the opportunities that something could take place to the RAID arrangement? I do not intend to remain in the placement to restore the RAID from square one.
First off, 7.10 and also 8.10 are not LTS (long-term assistance) release. The only LTS launches until now are 6.06 and also 8.04.
Second of all, 7.10 is no longer supported - that suggests that you will certainly no more receive security updates (or any kind of various other updates). So you need to most definitely update to the 8.04 LTS release (called the Hardy Heron).
To do so (thinking you do not have a desktop computer setting mounted) after that install upgrade - supervisor - core if it is not currently mounted :
sudo apt-get install update-manager-core
Release the upgrade device
Adhere to the on - screen guidelines. (Instructions from here)