Fresh install on gmirror'ed disks?

Dominic Marks dom at
Fri Mar 3 17:12:54 UTC 2006

Mike Jakubik wrote:
> Patrick M. Hausen wrote:
>> Hello!
>>> Is it possible to boot off the install CD, setup a gmirror, and
>>> then
>>> reboot and install on the mirror (and expect things to work ok)?
>>> Anyone
>>> try this? It would be nice if the installer let you do this...
>> AFAIK, no.
>> Install a minimal system on the first disk, then follow
>> these instructions:
> Thats what i figured. Its sad that the fbsd installer is so behind the
> linux ones, in terms of setting up raid and lvm during install.

Someone could be funded to work on this like the TCP/IP performance
project. I'd be willing to make a donation, as I am sure you would
Mike. All that is required is a willing + able person and enough
donations to make it worth his or her while.


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