On Monday, 5 April 2004 at 12:42:12 -0400, Rob Ellis wrote: > We have a machine with a vinum mirror, all the partitions except > the root partition mirrored between two disks. The second > disk has died and I want to replace it. I can't find a disk exactly > the same, so I have a disk that's bigger (80GB, old one was 60GB).
That's not a problem. Vinum doesn't use disks. > Can I... > > - shutdown, replace the bad disk with the bigger new disk > - boot single user, mount / > - copy the good disk to the new disk with: > dd bs=128k if=/dev/ad0 of=/dev/ad2 > - vinum start > - restart any stale subdisks (?) > - ... You can, though you'll need a couple more steps. But why don't you follow the instructions? http://www.vinumvm.org/vinum/replacing-drive.html or http://www.vinumvm.org/cfbsd/vinum.pdf. 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 Note: I discard all HTML mail unseen. Finger [EMAIL PROTECTED] for PGP public key. See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
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