RAID1 gmirror in handbook

Marko Cuk cuk at
Wed Oct 19 09:41:24 UTC 2005

Hello !

I have checked the documentation for gmirror - RAID1 in handbook and it 
has some minor mistakes, like

Initialize GEOM; this will load the /boot/kernel/geom_mirror.ko kernel 

# geom load

By my oppinion, more correct is

gmirror load  or "kldload geom_mirror.ko" 

Also, if you track manuals, you'll have problem with first disk, when inserting it to gm0 

gmirror cannot access provider ad0

Solution was, go to boot -s , 
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/ad0 bs=512 count=79

and then reinsert the disk.

Many thanks, 

Marko Cuk, owner.

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