FreeBSD 10.1 + ZFS
kraduk at gmail.com
Thu May 28 09:16:23 UTC 2015
Yep it should work but is rather pointless, as a 3 way mirror would be far
simpler and probably better performing
On 27 May 2015 at 21:42, Jon Radel <jon at radel.com> wrote:
> On 5/27/15 3:27 PM, Baho Utot wrote:
>> I do understand how ZFS works I am using it (ZFS RAID-Z1) on three boxen
>> but not as the root file system.
>> You cannot do RAID-Z2 with three drives only as RAID-Z2 has two parity
> You either contradict yourself or you have a shaky understanding of the
> word "cannot". Not recommended, quite possibly not the best way to use 3
> disks, sure.... Cannot, well, not so much.
> Personally, I think this discussion might have gotten off to a much better
> start if you'd started out by telling us that you couldn't use the
> installer because you weren't in a position to use your entire disks; all
> of which is entirely absent in your initial mail.
> Several people have now given you links to various cookbooks for doing
> what I understand you want to do, or more precisely, as close as anything
> published is likely to be to meeting your exact needs. Pick one and see how
> it goes. I'd suggest really good backups first.
> --Jon Radel
> jon at radel.com
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