partitioning server with 2 hard drives
steve at sohara.org
Wed Sep 16 20:27:06 UTC 2020
On Wed, 16 Sep 2020 21:03:25 +0100
RW via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Sep 2020 06:54:32 +0100
> Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > On Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:10:05 -0700
> > Michael Sierchio <kudzu at tenebras.com> wrote:
> > > When, not if, a drive fails, will you find one with precisely the
> > > same geometry / capacity to replace the failed drive and remirror?
> > > Can you do
> > You don't need to, you just need one big enough, and 1TB
> > drives are very easy to find.
> Just out of curiosity, does ZFS leave a small amount of space unused on
> a raw drive to allow for a replacement being very slightly smaller?
No, so what I usually do is create a partition a bit smaller than
the drive and give that to ZFS.
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>
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