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Date:      Wed, 25 Jul 2007 20:22:40 -0700
From:      Garrett Cooper <youshi10@u.washington.edu>
To:        Josh Tolbert <hemi@puresimplicity.net>
Cc:        John Nielsen <lists@jnielsen.net>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Drive concatenation...Which tool to use?
Message-ID:  <46A81380.1000506@u.washington.edu>
In-Reply-To: <46A81170.7070402@u.washington.edu>
References:  <20070726015647.GA11187@just.puresimplicity.net>	<200707252243.30619.lists@jnielsen.net>	<20070726030855.GB11187@just.puresimplicity.net> <46A81170.7070402@u.washington.edu>

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Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Josh Tolbert wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 10:43:29PM -0400, John Nielsen wrote:
>>  
>>> On Wednesday 25 July 2007, Josh Tolbert wrote:
>>>    
>>>> I've got a friend that wants to use a FreeBSD box for a file 
>>>> server. He
>>>> has a huge pile of drives of different sizes, but he wants them all as
>>>> one big file system. What's the appropriate tool for this? gstripe
>>>> doesn't seem like it'd be smart to use with differently-sized 
>>>> drives. Is
>>>> gvinum up to snuff and stable enough to use? Is ccd still 
>>>> supported? What
>>>> would be your tool of choice?
>>>>       
>>> gconcat, perhaps?
>>>     
>>
>> Talk about missing the obvious one...That should work. Thanks.
>>
>> Josh
>>   
> dump(3)?
> -Garrett
Nevermind that last comment...

gvinum works just fine for RAID-0 operations, if that's what you want.

-Garrett



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