Software RAID options

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Sat Jan 30 09:39:09 UTC 2010

On Saturday 30 January 2010, Danny Edge wrote:

> Thanks, Glen, I should have mentioned that I did see gmirror
> mentioned in the HB. Pending further suggestions, I will try gmirror
> for software RAID 1 (yes, as large as the smallest disk).

It's also possible to mirror individual slices rather than an entire 
disk <> so you could create 
matching slices on the disks and still have the spare space of the 
larger disk available for use as non-mirrored space.

Mike Clarke

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