FreeBSD & Software RAID
dkelly at hiwaay.net
Mon May 25 16:56:21 UTC 2009
On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 07:37:59PM +0300, Valentin Bud wrote:
> On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Graeme Dargie <arab at tangerine-army.co.uk>wrote:
> > Can anyone with experience of software RAID point me in the right
> > direction please? I've used gmirror before with no trouble, but nothing
> > fancier.
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> I have been using ZFS for about half an year. I just have mirroring
> with 2 drives. Never had a problem with it. I would go with ZFS in the
> future too. And yes the server is in production and it has all sort of
> important data.
I have looked at ZFS recently. Appears to be a memory hog, needs about 1
GB especially if large file transfers may occur over gigabit ethernet
to/from other machines.
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
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