Need vinum info/advice, fast.

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Wed Apr 21 15:46:22 PDT 2004

On Wednesday, 21 April 2004 at 18:28:47 -0400, Bill Moran wrote:
> Shaun T. Erickson wrote:
>> A client has hired me to do some work, part of which is replacing Red
>> Hat 9, which is end-of-lifed at the end of this month. I'd convinced him
>> to let me install FreeBSD, right up until I told him that - to my
>> knowledge - you cannot trivially set up software raid on FreeBSD, during
>> install, as you can with Red Hat Linux.
>> I'm supposed to build the new server tomorrow. *Is* there any way I can
>> set up software raid of two ide disks, during install, and for all
>> partitions? This is just to mirror the system disk, so that we can avoid
>> downtime, and going to backups in case of a disk failure. If it can be
>> done, how do I do it? I've never used vinum before, and only know what
>> it is, but nothing about it.
> I believe this is still valid:

I don't see anything incorrect in it.  You may find the description at easier to understand.

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