help creating new gmirror > 2TB

fml tetrosalame at
Wed Aug 30 18:04:48 UTC 2017

On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 04:12:12PM -0400, William Dudley wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to create a simple mirror > 2TB on a FreeBSD 10.3 system.
> I have 2 identical 4TB disks.
As you've been told, go with GPT partitioning: disk replacement maybe is
not as easy as with MBR scheme, so backup your partition table and try
to rebuild your mirror.

I'm sure you know already: you need enough RAM to fsck such a large
partition when things go wrong (~700MB per 1TB).


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