outbackdingo at gmail.com
Sun May 12 13:48:57 UTC 2013
notice my boot pool is a mirror, so disk 2 is identical to disk1, so if
disk1 ever dies, logically i could boot from disk two
scan: scrub repaired 0 in 0h0m with 0 errors on Sat May 11 13:20:41 2013
NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM
tank ONLINE 0 0 0
mirror-0 ONLINE 0 0 0
da34p3 ONLINE 0 0 0
da35p3 ONLINE 0 0 0
errors: No known data errors
On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 9:44 AM, Terje Elde <terje at elde.net> wrote:
> On 12. mai 2013, at 15:21, Roland van Laar <roland at micite.net> wrote:
> > I see that all the disks get the same partitions, including swap and
> > Why is that? And do I need those 5 boot and swap partitions?
> You don't need them, but there's a good chance you'll want them.
> Long story, short version: with raidz and mirror, you survive the loss of
> a disk. If you put boot on one, and that's the disk you loose, you're up
> shit creek, having chosen not to bring a paddle. ;)
> It's also not a lot to loose by putting it on all of them.
> For swap, there's also performance-reasons.
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