Software RAID options
glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 04:21:28 UTC 2010
Danny Edge wrote:
> What works for you and can you suggest a guide? I haven't setup a BSD server
> in 8 years, but my environment will be:
I've been using gmirror for some time, without problems.
> FreeBSD 7.2 Release
> x2 HD's (not the same size, if I need to spend the money, on two like
You really never specified your RAID type. If it is RAID-0 (striping), as
the cliche goes, size doesn't matter. If it is RAID-1, if you do not have
identically sized disks, the mirror will only be as large as the smallest
disk. (This is mentioned in the handbook, as well.)
> I also plan on backing up via newbie rsync and SSH scripts.
May I suggest rsnapshot?
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