On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 10:58:22PM +0000, Jason Morgan wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 03:47:57PM -0500, Doug Poland wrote:
> > 
> > Until just a few moments ago, I thought I had identical sized drives
> > (arrays, really) on my i386 6.1-STABLE box.
> > 
> > I was trying to create a gmirror on ar1 from ar0 when gmirror
> > reported to me:  Provider ar1 too small.
> > 
> > my dmesg reports:
> > ar0: 152638MB <Promise Fasttrak RAID0 (stripe 128 KB)> status: READY
> > ar1: 152637MB <Intel MatrixRAID RAID0 (stripe 128 KB)> status: READY
> > 
> > So it would seem I'm 1MB away from being able to create a "whole
> > disk" mirror of ar0 on ar1.
> > 
> > Is my only recourse to mirror individual slices, as described in
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~rse/mirror/ ??
> > 
> > Thanks for any help/pointers/suggestions.
> 
> Use your smaller disk as the first drive your insert into the mirror
> and I think you'll be ok.
> 
Hmmmm....  that make sense, thanks!

-- 
Regards,
Doug
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