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Date:      Tue, 19 Jul 2011 11:26:23 -0700
From:      Chuck Swiger <>
Cc:        "" <>
Subject:   Re: Install 8.2-Release AMD64 on Laptop with Raid0
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In-Reply-To: <1311099631.2262.20.camel@asus>
References:  <1311099631.2262.20.camel@asus>

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On Jul 19, 2011, at 11:20 AM, Thomas D. Dean wrote:
> sysinstall shows 3 choices for disk drives.  ad4(600G), ad6(600G),
> ar0(RAID0)
> I want to use RAID0 and use the entire disk, partitioned by 'A'.
> Which disk do I select for installation?

ar0 is the RAID-0 volume.  However, I would advise against using Intel's Matrix pseudo-RAID for a boot volume, and I would also advise against using RAID-0 in most cases, unless you keep good backups.

RAID-1 or RAID-10 are much safer-- use geom's gmirror.


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