RAID 1 via ataraid(4)
david.cecil at nokia.com
Mon Dec 10 13:28:59 PST 2007
there's no reason you can't mirror the rootfs using gmirror. We do it
all the time.
ext David Schultz wrote:
> I'm looking at getting a new box and wondering what people's
> experiences are with mirroring via ataraid(4) and various
> motherboards. Does it work? Does it tell you when a drive fails?
> Does it do the right thing when you put in a replacement? Does it
> work if the two drives aren't identical? Is performance
> At the moment I'm using gmirror (previously ccd until GEOM came
> along and ccd became unstable) with a dedicated unmirrored OS
> disk. But in accordance with Murphy's law, I've had the boot disk
> fail twice in the past five years, so I'd like to put the damn
> root fs on the mirror.
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