On Wednesday, 21 April 2004 at 20:34:38 -0400, Shaun T. Erickson wrote: >> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/vinum-root.html > >> http://www.vinumvm.org/cfbsd/vinum.pdf > > Ok. I've read both documents, which were quite educational. Thanks. :) > > It seems that what I want to do is install to the first system disk, as > normally, and then convert that disk to a vinum disk, using the method > described starting on page 237 of the above vinum.pdf. > > The steps aren't entirely clear to me, after that, as to how to make the > second disk a vinum drive that is a mirror of the first. > > Do I just partition it as normally, but saying that the partition types > are type vinum? Then do I format those new partitions, and then describe > the volume, plexes and subdisks in the configuration file, adding each > subdisk to the existing setup so it will mirror? Do I ever even have to > format thos partitions, or does vinum just recreate the filesystems bit > by bit? > > I'm not sure I'm asking the right questions. Pointers are most > welcome. :)
Page 229, "Adding plexes to an existing volume", tells you what to do. 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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