Booting to root on gmirror with disk failure, is it even possible?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Tue Sep 4 22:09:50 PDT 2007

> 1. Has anyone used gmirror for the root partition and been able to
> successfully boot with one failed (or un-plugged) disk? It's the
> latter part of the question that is the real issue for me. I'm just
> looking for a confirmed "it's possible".
yes it is.
but with unplugged, with failed it may not work, depend how disk is failed

> 2. If yes, what version of FreeBSD, what brand/model of hard disks,
> and what mainboard was used?


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