Vinum in FreeBSD 4.x branch

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Wed Apr 23 16:32:01 PDT 2003

On Wednesday, 23 April 2003 at 16:48:34 +0100, Duncan Young wrote:
>> Hello fellow BSDers!
>> I am about to install a new server on a corportate environment
>> where failure is not an option (that's why I am installing
>> FreeBSD :-) ). To minimize hard disk problems I intend to use
>> Vinum.
>> I just want to know how is the stability and robustness of
>> Vinum in the 4.x branch.
>> Best regards,
>> Miguel Gonçalves
>> PS: I know this is not a good thing to do but can you please
>> CC to me as I am not on the list due to limitations of my
>> mail server. Thanks again!
> Though I run vinum at home, I would actually suggest not using it in a
> corperate environment.  There are a couple of problems with it which make
> it less than desirable.
> 1) No root disk support (well I last time I checked it didn't).  This is
> main reason not to use vinum.

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