gmirror disks vs partitions
infofarmer at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jan 17 14:03:35 UTC 2007
On 1/17/07, Matthew X. Economou <xenophon at irtnog.org> wrote:
> > Apart from potentially avoiding a whole disk from being copied
> > during a resync after a crash, are there any other advantages to
> > using partition level mirroring instead of drive level mirroring?
> Partition-level software RAID plus LVM is how the following Slashdot
> poster manages extendable (and inequally sized disk) arrays on Linux:
[...after reading the slashdotter's piece of wisdom...]
Yes, but that's the kind of functionality I have always
expected to be present in software raid solutions. I
hope I'll live to see this implemented in geom.
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