How to mirror the FreeBSD OS on two disks
wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Jul 12 19:48:00 UTC 2012
On Thu, 12 Jul 2012, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> last partition includes the block of gmirror metadata, that's an error.
> no it doesn't
You appear to be agreeing with me, but saying that your method does not
produce that problem.
> i do this 2 ways:
> method 1) i FIRST do gmirror on whole disk
> THEN partition it, so partition sizes sums up to gmirror size which is 1
> sector less disk size.
> then bsdlabel -B
> method 2) i make same disklabel on both disk, then bsdlabel -B, them gmirror
> each partitions separately.
> often i do not mirror all partitions, ew. i do not for squid proxy data if
> both method results in system bootable from both drives and proper
Yes, these are the same methods that can be used with MBR partitions.
The second works with GPT partitioning also.
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