Using Geom to mirror root partitions?

Eirik Oeverby ltning at
Wed Jun 23 18:08:55 GMT 2004

Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 08:55:03AM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> +> In message <20040621024020.GD757 at>, Josef Karthauser writes:
> +> 
> +> >Hi Poul,
> +> >
> +> >I've not been keeping up to date with recent developments.  Are we any
> +> >closer to being able to mirror with geom yet?
> +> 
> +> I honestly don't know, I think Pawel is the person closest to the
> +> answer these days ?
> My geom_mirror implementation is going well. I'm using it on one
> (let's say it is production) box. More work have to be done to make it
> complete still.
> If many people are interested I can commit some code
> (for automatic-configuration). To keep this class close to other classes
> like geom_stripe and geom_concat I want to implement manual-configurable
> mirror as well.

Is this end-user (as in sysadmin-with-no-kernel-hacking-diploma) stuff? 
I need to mirror some drives that I used to mirror using vinum, and both 
the ata driver raid and the cdd method seems to be crashing on me (amd64).


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