is it safe to reboot while gmirror is rebuilding?

Kamigishi Rei spambox at
Wed Jul 8 13:22:41 UTC 2009

Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> On FBSD 8.0-current ia64 I've gmirror on 63GB partition, which
> takes quite a long time to rebuild, perhaps 30 min. Is it
> safe to reboot, or write to this filesystem, while it is
> being rebuilt (gmirror status DEGRADED) ?
Doesn't matter which version it is; gmirror checkpoints the rebuild 
process so you can safely reboot/write/etc.
Kamigishi Rei

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