Mirroring: gvinum or gmirror?
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Thu Aug 31 18:03:29 UTC 2006
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Robillard" <david.robillard at gmail.com>
To: "Jonathan McKeown" <jonathan at hst.org.za>
Cc: "FreeBSD Questions Mailing List" <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 31, 2006 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: Mirroring: gvinum or gmirror?
> Bonus Tip of the day! If you ever have two disk drives which are not
> identical, such as these:
> ad0: 4112MB <WDC AC24300L 09.09M08> at ata0-master UDMA33
> ad3: 4028MB <Maxtor 84320D4 NAVXAA21> at ata1-slave UDMA33
> Then make sure you install FreeBSD on the bigger one (i.e. here that
> would be ad0) then setup gmirror. If you do the oposite, you will have
> a "Consumers too small" error when you try to bring the mirror
I could be wrong, but that seems backwards.
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