On Sat, 2007-04-21 at 11:39 -0400, Robert Fitzpatrick wrote: > Following the doc below, I am trying to mirror an existing disk, ad0, > which holds the root and /usr partitions (a second disk holds /var). I > have an exact same disk in as ad2 in the system and did everything in > this document top section through dumping the data and setting up > /etc/fstab and loader.conf. I created the /boot.config as shown except I > replaced the '1' with '2' just like I did for the other steps, but this > does not appear correct. I now stall when booting at the boot: prompt. > What can I type in the boot: prompt to get back in my system and make > the necessary changes? Also, what should the /boot.config look like to > boot to my new disk and continue through the steps for adding the first > disk to the mirror? I guess it looks like this now: 1:ad(2,a)/boot/loader. > > http://people.freebsd.org/~rse/mirror/ >
I was able to recover with a FreeSBIE and go back, seems I was close. I have the GEOM working now as shown below. However, after successfully synchronizing and doing a reboot, it shows up DEGRADED after every reboot and synchronizes again, is that normal? genoa# gmirror list Geom name: gm0 State: DEGRADED Components: 2 Balance: round-robin Slice: 4096 Flags: NONE SyncID: 1 ID: 4224071626 Providers: 1. Name: mirror/gm0 Mediasize: 15364338688 (14G) Sectorsize: 512 Mode: r4w3e2 Consumers: 1. Name: ad0 Mediasize: 15364339200 (14G) Sectorsize: 512 Mode: r0w1e1 State: SYNCHRONIZING Priority: 0 Flags: DIRTY, SYNCHRONIZING SyncID: 1 Synchronized: 28% ID: 4099754703 2. Name: ad2 Mediasize: 15364339200 (14G) Sectorsize: 512 Mode: r4w3e3 State: ACTIVE Priority: 0 Flags: DIRTY SyncID: 1 ID: 3454124143 Geom name: gm0.sync Consumers: 1. Name: mirror/gm0 Mediasize: 15364338688 (14G) Sectorsize: 512 Mode: r1w0e0 -- Robert _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"