On Tuesday, 26 August 2003 at 17:54:07 -0700, Thomas Smith wrote: > Thanks to those of you who replied to my previous question. However, I > don't think the problem was Vinum entirely. > > - Is there a way to tell whether a device is aleady configured? That is, > if I'm not sure ad1s1e is configured can I test it to see.
vinum ld > - Are / slices mirror-able? There seems to be some conflicting > documentation on this. It's possible. How you do it depends on your version of FreeBSD. > The handbook says yes but www.vinumvm.org, in > some areas, says no--as does freebsddiary.org and daemonnews.org. In other areas, notably http://www.vinumvm.org/cfbsd/vinum.pdf, it says yes. Point me to the others and I'll update them. > - I'm coming from a Redhat background where RAID arrays can be > configured during installation. I understand that this isn't the > case with FreeBSD due to sysinstall limitation. This begs the > question: What is the preferred order of events to setup Vinum? That's in the link above. > I was never able to get both "up" at the same time--one always showed > "Referenced". When I looked in /dev/vinum/drives only a1 would be listed > but not a2. You don't say what version of FreeBSD you were using, but I recently fixed a bug which looks like it could be related to this. Try using /dev/ad0s1a and /dev/ad1s1e and see if you do any better. Greg -- When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients. If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients. For more information, see http://www.lemis.com/questions.html See complete headers for address and phone numbers
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