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Re: vinum?

From: "Greg 'groggy' Lehey" <grog@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 14:45:54 +0930

On Wednesday, 15 September 2004 at  7:07:37 +0200, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:
> -On [20040915 02:52], Greg Lehey (grog@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
>> Good point.  I had originally intended Vinum to be a volume manager,
>> not a RAID system, but RAID seemed a useful addition at the time.  Now
>> that FreeBSD has GEOM, it's arguable whether Vinum belongs there at
>> all in its current form.
> So it might be worthwhile bringing vinum back to just volume
> management and possibly use RAIDframe for the RAID stuff?

I was referring to FreeBSD above: there it seems that RAID should be a
set of GEOM classes.  I don't know if RAIDframe is a better choice; if
there's no GEOM, I see no reason not to continue to support RAID in

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