RAID online capacity expansion

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at
Fri Jun 23 00:31:47 UTC 2006

On 6/20/06, Josh Endries <josh at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Has anyone out there successfully done an online expansion of a
> RAID array in FreeBSD?

I've done it twice, both times successfully, and I'm about to do it again.

> How is it done and with what hardware did it work?
> From what I can gather, it's not possible.

HighPoint RocketRAID 2220. It is possible.
I don't have time tonight to document the all the steps... I will
reply mañana... This should get you started though:

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