Expanding a Vinum RAID-5 array
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jul 12 17:07:01 PDT 2003
On Sunday, 13 July 2003 at 0:07:04 +0200, Joachim Dagerot wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-07-12 at 09:02, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>>> Is it possible to just 'plug-in' another disk to a vinum RAID-5
>>> array and let vinum start building a new index based on the new
>> No, sorry. You can (forcibly) add another plex (I think), but it will
>> involve complete data loss (another way to say backup/restore data).
> Hmm, this completely ruined just about all of my storage plans. :-)
> Do anyone know other (read hardware) RAID-systems that are known to
> work well with freeBSD and also allows me to increase the total
> diskspace without dataloss?
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