Gvinum RAID5 volume don't work after a simple reboot

Lukas Ertl le at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 6 06:27:51 PST 2006

On Mon, 6 Mar 2006, Olivier Cochard wrote:

> /sbin/bsdlabel -w ad0s1 auto
> Editing the bsdlabel for each:
> - replacing c: by a:

"Replacing" means what in this context?

> - changing "unused" to "vinum"

Shouldn't be necessary.

> ---------------------------------------------------
> Step 2: Create this raid.conf file:
> drive disk_ad0 device /dev/ad0s1
> drive disk_ad1 device /dev/ad1s1
> drive disk_ad3 device /dev/ad3s1

Why do you create a bsdlabel on the slices when you don't use it then?

I suspect that's the source of the problems you have.

Take the bsdlabel as it is generated by "bsdlabel -w", and don't replace 
anything in there.  Use the 'a' partition.


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