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It shouldn't be difficult, I just can't seem to locate any information on it. This seems the most appropriate place to ask. -Stephen On Sat, 24 Jan 2004 10:24:45 +0100 me <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > what about buying an external raid-box? then you dont have to care about > these questions ;) > the external box is doing raid 5 with hot standby disk and is connected > to the system via scsi and looks like one big drive. > the box itself is full of hot-swappable ide drives and the system does > not notice, if something goes wrong, because the box handles these > things on its own. > > > greetings > ruediger > > > > Stephen P. Cravey wrote: > > > I'm trying to locate a good resource for creating hot swap capable servers with > > FreeBSD and Vinum. > > > > Specifically, I'm trying to find out several things: > > > > Are there resources somewhere that document this type of thing? Please? > > > > Do I need controllers for SATA/SCSI that will handle the plugging/unplugging of > > drives, or do I just need to do a bus rescan (or the like) after the change and > > notify vinum? i.e. do i need something like an adaptec 2200S or will a 39320 work? > > > > Is there anything in particular I should look for when buying hot swap chassis? > > Other than SCA for SCSI? > > > > What about Hot swap with Fibre Channel? > > > > What about using FreeBSD in a SAN where it's both serving drives and acting as a > > client? > > > > Where can I find (recent) performance numbers for raid 0,1,5 comparisons? > > > > What else should I know about this before attempting it? > > > > Thank you. > > > > -Stephen > > _______________________________________________ > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"