On Thursday, 22 April 2004 at 11:32:22 -0400, synrat wrote: > > does vinum configuration need to be located > in the beginning of the drive after bootstrap or > is it possible to store at the end of the drive ?
Currently it must be at the beginning of a drive. > the reason I ask is I only have 60kb available in the beginining and > the first partition is /. I should be able to shrink swap, which is > at the end of the drive, but I'm not sure I understand how vinum > stores it's configuration. Does there need to be a separate > partition for vinum that has at least enough space for > configuration, which doesn't overlap with anything else ? No, it's part of the drive. In Vinum terminology, a "drive" is a disk partition, the same one on which the subdisks are stored. > Is the rest of vinum partition supposed to overlap with everything > that I want to configure as a plex ( I'm talking about mirroring > exisiting partitions ) Or should there be 2 different vinum > partitions, one for configuration and another one for plexes ? I'd suggest you take a look at the documentation at http://www.vinumvm.org/cfbsd/vinum.pdf. It should clarify a number of things. And yes, in retrospect it was a bad idea to put the configuration at the front of the drive. 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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