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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by jk2addict (4946) on 2005.09.02 15:01 (#43019) Homepage Journal
    If it were me, I wouldn't use GEOM. I setup a new web server last week using dual drives and a bootable GEOM mirror using these instructions:

    http://people.freebsd.org/~rse/mirror/ [freebsd.org]

    After about 4 reboots and 30 minutes later, they crapped all over themselves and I had to start over. I settled for a nightly dump to disk two and weekly CD backups of that.
    • Hmm.... I have been using gmirror for a quite while and I like it. I have experienced disk crashes several times already but for all cases the recoveries went well. That even includes that case where BOTH disks got corrupted -- in which case I set up yet another gmirror disk consisting of only one disk, copied everything that can be copied, booted from the new gmirror disk, and finally added a disk to the mirror. If I were to choose software RAID on FreeBSD, I'll use gmirror. I used to use vinum but g