Fresh install on gmirror'ed disks?

George Hartzell hartzell at
Sat Mar 4 02:58:45 UTC 2006

Patrick M. Hausen writes:
 > 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:
 > When the mirror is up and running, cvsup, buildworld, buildkernel,
 > installkernel, installworld, mergemaster, reboot, enjoy ;-)

I think that the instructions in the above mentioned article mildly
incorrect in that they enable soft-updates when they newfs the root

I just asked a question about this in -stable but haven't heard any

Am I misguided ,or?



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