On Tue, 26 Jun 2007 00:39:52 +0100
"Dominic Bishop" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> At this point I'm assuming my only option is a separate small HD for the OS
> which can be partitioned using bsdlabel. Ideally I would rather not do this
> however as the server cases only have 16 drive bays so I'll have to
> sacrifice some capacity from the RAID in order to achieve this.

Maybe you can make a USB bootable thumbdrive, if your bios supports booting 
from USB devices... you can find them in the low GB sizes now, which should be 
enough for the OS to bootup.

Alternatively, one of the IDE Flash cards (attached to the server's IDE 
channel) - it may be a cluttered inside the server , but they are actually the 
size of a USB thumbdrive. for example, 

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