is it safe to reboot while gmirror is rebuilding?
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Wed Jul 8 13:23:30 UTC 2009
In response to Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bristol.ac.uk>:
> On FBSD 8.0-current ia64 I've gmirror on 63GB partition, which
> takes quite a long time to rebuild, perhaps 30 min. Is it
> safe to reboot, or write to this filesystem, while it is
> being rebuilt (gmirror status DEGRADED) ?
Yes. Doing so will cause the overall time required to rebuild to take
longer, but gmirror will continue to rebuild during normal system
activities (such as disk writes and reboots).
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