Vinum & GVinum Recommendations

Drew Tomlinson drew at
Mon Jun 27 19:19:56 GMT 2005

On 6/27/2005 12:04 PM Mac Mason wrote:

>On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 11:57:15AM -0700, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
>>I'd appreciate hearing of your experiences with vinum, gvinum, and ccd, 
>>especially as they relate to firewire devices.
>In my experience, vinum doesn't play well with GEOM, and gvinum isn't
>anywhere near feature-complete. (I haven't looked at gvinum in a while;
>it has probably improved greatly)
>On the other hand, using GEOM itself has worked quite well; I use
>gmirror to mirror /usr, and gconcat to string a collection of drives
>together. Both have worked flawlessly since I set them up.
>    --Mac
I GEOM something that is built in to 5 or is it a port?  I don't see it 
in ports so I assume it's built in.  If gconcat works well with 
firewire, that would suit my needs just fine.

Thanks for your reply,


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