gmirror, gvinum or ccd to mirror root-filesystem under 6.0R

Peter Clutton peterclutton at
Fri Nov 18 05:11:10 GMT 2005

On 11/17/05, Reinhard <tequnix at> wrote:
> currently i use gvinum under 5.4-R to mirror (raid-1) my
> root-file-system. works nice but was a little bit
> complicate/nasty to setup (
> i plan to install 6.0-R in near future and ask myself if i should use
> gmirror, ccd or gvinum (again) for software-raid for mirroring the root
> file-system, as to:
> - reliability, stability issues
> - performance issues
> - minimum installation/configuration effort
> - advantages / disadvantages of gmirror vs. ccd vs. gvinum

>From what i know, vinum is very powerful, and currently has the most
extensive set of tools. However, for a simple root raid1, i find
gmirror simple, straightforward, and pretty much error free.

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