Hardcoding gmirror provider

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Wed Feb 23 01:27:51 PST 2005

Pawel Jakub Dawidek <pjd at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 09:29:38PM +0100, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> > George Hartzell <hartzell at kestrel.alerce.com> writes:
> > > I just skimmed through your comment about hardcoding the provider name
> > > if ad0 and ad0s1 have the same length.
> > This wouldn't be a problem if gmirror, gstripe etc. placed metadata at
> > the start of the provider, like God intended, instead of at the end.
> You won't be able to boot from the mirror then.

That's a special case, and it could have been solved differently (e.g.
by teaching the boot loader to recognize gmirror metadata).  It does
not justify the similar breakage in gstripe and graid3.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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