Gmirror'd SWAP: no dump?
ler at lerctr.org
Thu Jan 19 03:49:43 PST 2006
Igor Robul wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 12:44:27PM -0600, Larry Rosenman wrote:
>> Are there any plans to support dumping to a gmirror'd swapfile?
> Dumping occurs when kernel is in "bad condition", so GEOM can not be
> safe used (for example panic in GEOM code).
> Check archives for last month of 2005 for longer explanation.
I was afraid of that. What's the recommendation for how to
Set up a 2-disk system with mirroring then?
All the HOWTO's I've seen have the entire disk mirrored, including
all the pieces.
My current setup is 3 BSD partitions in 1 FDISK slice. With the entire
disk (da0/da1) mirrored.
How can I set it up to allow dumps?
(I wouldn't mind having double the swap :) )
>> My FreeBSD/amd64 6.0-STABLE as of today doesn't seem to want to do
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