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Re: Hammer on multiple hot-swappable disks

From: "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 24 May 2011 06:41:50 +0100

On Mon, 23 May 2011 22:49:49 -0400
Pierre Abbat <phma@phma.optus.nu> 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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