Gmirror on a partition of a slice

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Fri Sep 21 06:21:17 PDT 2007

n j wrote:

> The logic behind this is probably that if you already partition or
> label the underlying consumers, you must not do the same with the
> provided mirror, i.e. you can't really treat the provided mirror as an
> entirely fresh new disk. As I said, this is maybe obvious to someone,
> but for me it was new.

Actually, you *can* do it if you really want to, because every GEOM 
provider is a "whole disk" to the system, it's just that usually it's 
not what you want.

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