Using Geom to mirror root partitions?
joe at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jun 22 22:27:18 GMT 2004
I've not been keeping up to date with recent developments. Are we any
closer to being able to mirror with geom yet?
On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 12:12:37PM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <20031119110556.GA83112 at genius.tao.org.uk>, Josef Karthauser writes:
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> >On Sat, Nov 15, 2003 at 09:42:18AM +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> >> In message <20031115014133.GB31237 at genius.tao.org.uk>, Josef Karthauser w=
> >> >What's the best way to prepare for this? Should I leave some
> >> >unallocated space at the beginning of the disk so that any magic geom
> >> >bits can be inserted later?
> >> Rather: leave a bit free at the end.
> >How much would you recommend I leave? Proportional to the disk size, or
> >just enough space for data structures?
> In theory one sector should do fine, but make it a bit more.
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