cvs commit: src/sys/geom/mirror g_mirror.c

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Thu Mar 9 01:13:49 PST 2006

On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 12:56:07PM +0300, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Mar 2006, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> PJD>   Modified files:
> PJD>     sys/geom/mirror      g_mirror.c 
> PJD>   Log:
> PJD>   Allow to dump kernel to gmirror providers.
> PJD>   Some conditions have to be met to make it work properly. This will be
> PJD>   described in the manual page.
> Thanks a lot!  So I save one partition (d) I'd usually dedicated for crashdumps 
> only when I use gmirror from now on.
YMMV of course, but at work we prefer to mirror slices not disks.
This way it's much more flexible -- you can have mirrored root,
unmirrored swap, stripped+mirrored data, etc.

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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