large RAID volume partition strategy

Vivek Khera vivek at
Fri Aug 17 18:43:52 PDT 2007

On Aug 17, 2007, at 6:10 PM, Claus Guttesen wrote:

> If you want to avoid the long fsck-times your remaining options are a
> journaling filesystem or zfs, either requires an upgrade from freebsd
> 6.2. I have used zfs and had a serverstop due to powerutage in out
> area. Our zfs-samba-server came up fine with no data corruption. So I
> will suggest freebsd 7.0 with zfs.

Interesting idea...

But, if I don't go with zfs, which would be a better way to slice the  
space up: RAID volumes exported as individual disks to freebsd, or  
one RAID volume divided into multiple logical partitions with disklabel?

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