Bootstrapping Raid 5 w/GEOM

Michael Dale mdale at
Thu Jul 21 12:20:35 GMT 2005

Norberto Meijome wrote:
> So, should I
> 1) Boot up with Disc 1, install minimal config, reboot
> 2) setup GEOM RAID 5 on all the discs ?
> 3) edit fstab to point to /dev/[what??]/[what else] instead of 
> /ad0s1[abef] ?

When I installed GEOM for a RAID 1 setup I did the following:

Install FreeBSD on ad0
Boot CD and run fixit mode
Setup GEOM and change fstab to gm0


Michael Dale
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