Fresh install on gmirror'ed disks?

Mark Kirkwood markir at
Sat Mar 4 02:46:03 UTC 2006

JoaoBR wrote:

> thank's for your kind advice :)
> so listen and learn:
> FreeBSD any version from CD is up in 10 minutes, reboot is 30-40 seconds
> that what you call complex procedure to set up a raid is done by three 
> commands, 2 minutes for a slow typer perhaps?

I would certainly see the installer handling software RAID as a 
considerable benefit.

 From what I've seen on the net, to install and boot off RAIDed system 
disks is quite fiddly (maybe gmirror is the exception here, as I've 
mainly been looking at striping).



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