DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2011-05
Re: Hammer on multiple hot-swappable disks
On Mon, 23 May 2011 22:49:49 -0400
Pierre Abbat <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Monday 23 May 2011 22:00:50 Justin Sherrill wrote:
> > You could stream master -> slave, and then if the master fails, change
> > the slave disk to the master. Dunno if that covers the same area for
> > you.
> The filesystem spans more than one disk, and one of the disks is going
> bad. I'm also going to mirror it to another machine, but since root must
> be master and a mirror image must be slave, I'm not sure how to mirror
> the root PFS.
The trick to that is to have not data on the root pfs, put
everything into non-root pfs's and null mount them where needed.
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