ZFS - moving from a zraid1 to zraid2 pool with 1.5tb disks

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 3 13:20:07 UTC 2011

On 12/30/10 12:40, Damien Fleuriot wrote:

> I am concerned that in the event a drive fails, I won't be able to
> repair the disks in time before another actually fails.

An old trick to avoid that is to buy drives from different series or 
manufacturers (the theory is that identical drives tend to fail at the 
same time), but this may not be applicable if you have 5 drives in a 
volume :) Still, you can try playing with RAIDZ levels and probabilities.

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