Am 10.04.2014 um 00:02 schrieb Matthew Seaman <matt...@freebsd.org>:
> On 09/04/2014 22:52, Rainer Duffner wrote: >> And no, as the server is in a remote datacenter, an USB-stick is not an >> option. >> >> It’s slow enough booting via a virtual USB-image over iLO... > > Uh... it only has to read the kernel+modules from the USB stick one time > while booting. Otherwise, there really shouldn't be any IO inside /boot > unless you login and do stuff in that directory manually. Your root > filesystem would be on the normal hard drives. > > Anyhow the question is moot, since you don't have the same problem I did. > >> No, it’s actually just a single RAID6-0 disk created by the P410i… > > If you're going to use the RAID controller to generate a virtual drive, > do you really need to use ZFS on top of that? Couldn't you partition > your virtual drive and put / onto a small UFS partition and then make a > zpool on the rest? I don’t want to sacrifice two disks for a RAID1 boot-disk. Normally, I would actually do that, but in this case, the server is a MySQL-slave to a master that has 12 disks - and should the master die, this system has to take over its work. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"