mpt + gvinum on 6.0-BETA1

Scott Long scottl at samsco.org
Sat Aug 6 17:57:53 GMT 2005


Lukas Ertl wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Aug 2005, Matthias Schuendehuette wrote:
> 
>> Further, gvinum is not working with this disk subsystem. If I try to
>> create a gvinum-drive, the drive seems to be created ('gvinum list'
>> reports the drive), but it has the state 'down' and cannot be
>> started. After a reboot, there's no gvinum-drive at all any more. If
>> I look at the first sectors of the partition which should contain the
>> gvinum drive, there's absolutely nothing written to disk, even after
>> a 'gvinum saveconfig'. All zeroes, no "In VINO" gvinum magic, no
>> drive size, simply nothing - strange!
> 
> 
> The mpt device is apparently not GEOM-aware.

How exactly does one make a device GEOM-aware?

Scott



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