Drive concatenation...Which tool to use?

Josh Tolbert hemi at
Thu Jul 26 02:17:50 UTC 2007


I've got a friend that wants to use a FreeBSD box for a file server. He has a
huge pile of drives of different sizes, but he wants them all as one big file
system. What's the appropriate tool for this? gstripe doesn't seem like it'd
be smart to use with differently-sized drives. Is gvinum up to snuff and
stable enough to use? Is ccd still supported? What would be your tool of


Josh Tolbert
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