Building a SAN using FreeBSD
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat Oct 6 16:03:50 PDT 2007
> Multiple disks basically added together like RAID, but in a
> software/hardware setup to create one large volume (and single file system).
man gmirror (could be useful)
> The use would be for web services... so when a particular volume fills up I
> can extend it by adding disks and not have to move home directories to
> different file systems, etc...
> From: Derek Ragona [mailto:derek at computinginnovations.com]
> Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2007 2:14 PM
> To: Don O'Neil; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Building a SAN using FreeBSD
> At 04:00 PM 10/6/2007, Don O'Neil wrote:
> Anyone have any resources for building a FreeBSD based SAN device? IE, how
> can I create an extendable file system using networked drives in muliple
> boxes without paying a billion dollars for someones expensive drive arrays.
> Well you can load FreeBSD on multiple boxes, I assume using cheap disks,
> then run samba on each to share some of the drives.
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