geom_vinum problems (crashes and lockups)

Lukas Ertl le at
Sat Jun 26 15:51:50 GMT 2004

On Sat, 26 Jun 2004, Stijn Hoop wrote:

> Hum, is/was this documented somewhere?

Not yet. :-)

> I just set up two RAID-5's on -STABLE, and I have done this every time I 
> did a RAID setup with vinum. I'd hate it if I'd have to migrate 300GB of 
> data because I didn't reserve 16 sectors at the start of a disk :(

Yes, that's bad.  'Classic vinum' didn't have this problem, since it 
a) looked at the type field in the disklabel (that's why you had to brand 
it 'vinum'), and b) didn't care about GEOM and it's rules.


Lukas Ertl               
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