DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2010-03
Re: PFS mirroring insted of RAID Improved set up - need comments.
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 9:18 PM, Matthew Dillon
> In terms of booting, if that is a worry then buy a $100 SSD and boot
> from thatAnd, as
> I mentioned, a single $100 SSD solves the problem anyway. People
> need to remember that the motherboard itself is not redundant so
> frankly if you need a solution for booting you also need a solution
> for a motherboard going bad.
I understand Matt, but over here the problem is the cost of the SSD.
The Server as a whole costs only $350 so it is not possible to get an
SSD of $100 sanctioned :-(
So I guess rsyncing / from one Disk to another will work ( given that
/usr, /var, /home and Data are mirrored ) ? how do I update the boot
code on the secong disk? Also since I am following dfly development I
guess if I dont use mirror-stream I can have a backup of the old
system in the second disk just in case I get a surprise during