howto software raid under FreeBSD?
Emanuel.Strobl at gmx.net
Fri Oct 29 17:28:20 PDT 2004
Am Freitag, 29. Oktober 2004 23:55 schrieb Matthias F. Brandstetter:
> Hi all,
> I want to create a software RAID 1 of two same disks. Coming from Linux I
> am used to the very simple /etc/raidtab files. Now I looked into vinum
> docs in FreeBSD handbook, and it seems somewhat difficult to me.
> So my question is: Is vinum the only way to create a software RAID 1 from
> two ATA disks? I've read about ccd, but after reading its man page I do
> not tend to it.
Why not, but you also have gmirror and ataraid, the former only on 5.3.
For ataraid you can use 'atacontrol create RAID1 ad4 ad6' for example
For gmirror you can use 'gmirror label -v -b split -s 2048 mrr ad4 ad6'
And you mentioned vinum and ccd already.
> Hope you guys can help me!
> Greetings, Matthias
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