Help with Vinum disk crash...

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Sun Feb 22 20:28:38 PST 2004

On Thursday, 19 February 2004 at  9:46:35 +0100, Danny Carroll wrote:
> Tony et al,..
> Thanks for the information...  I really need the space now so I am going to wipe
> it and start from scratch, although I am not sure if I will use vinum again.
> I guess my main concern is that when one of my disks crashed, the
> ufs filesystem got corrupted and I really did not expect that to
> happen.

It normally doesn't.  There's something else going on here.

> Another thing, Greg, you mentioned that I should have a second plex
> if I wanted to protect the data.  You mean like a mirror?  Surely 1
> is enough when we are talking raid-5?

Yes, sorry.  You need either RAID-5 or two plexes.

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