Installing a system to use both gjournal and gmirror

krad kraduk at
Sat Jul 31 21:38:28 UTC 2010

On 31 July 2010 17:16, Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at>wrote:

> On 31/07/2010 14:54:40, Adam Vande More wrote:
> > While you are correct there isn't much point in mirroring swap and tmp,
> Well, apart from the small point of being resilient to disk failure...
> You'ld probably survive /tmp going AWOL with no more than flesh wounds,
> a little screaming and some gnashing of teeth; but losing your swap area
> would almost certainly take your machine down hard.
>        Cheers,
>        Matthew
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have a play with the latest pc-bsd disk if you are having issues. It will
install a native freebsd, and supports gmirror and gjournal. You can do it
via a script type install or GUI.

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