On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 05:19:29PM +0200, Brent Clark wrote: > John Nielsen wrote: >> If you replace "raid5" with "redundancy and n-1 capacity" then you >> could also look at geom_raid3, which is much simpler to configure than >> gvinum and also part of the base system. Additionally, FreeBSD 7.x has >> experimental support for ZFS (again in the base system and not in >> ports). That includes raidz, which is designed to have all of the good >> features of raid5 and none of the bad. I use it and it works well but >> you will need to do some reading and some manual tuning of your system. >> You'll also want a system with plenty of RAM and preferrably running >> FreeBSD-amd64 (vs FreeBSD-i386). >> >> If you want to look in to RAID1 or RAID1+0 see geom_mirror and >> geom_stripe, also in the base system. >> >> JN > > Hiya > > Thanks for this. I was looking at ZFS and I am impress with what I read, > unfortunately no AMD 64 and I only have 1Gig Ram.
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