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Date:      Thu, 28 Sep 2006 18:43:58 -0500
From:      Damian Wiest <dwiest@vailsys.com>
To:        m3 BSD <m3.bsd.mania@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Raid strip with freebsd slices or partitions
Message-ID:  <20060928234358.GE3332@dfwdamian.vail>
In-Reply-To: <1b4e25200609281535n7f69241j9ec612a66d033089@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <1b4e25200609281535n7f69241j9ec612a66d033089@mail.gmail.com>

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On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 10:35:10PM +0000, m3 BSD wrote:
> Hi, i would like to do a raid strip with freebsd slices or partitions
> and not with a entire disk. For example: I've a two SCSI drivers with
> 68Gb. I want to make a two partitions or slices in two disks, first
> with 10G and other with 58Gb, this in two disks, and make a raid strip
> "virtual disk" with 58+58GB = 116 GB, and user other two partitions
> normaly.
> 
> -- 
> Thanks for all answers
> 
> Mario Augusto Mania <m3BSD>
> -----------------------------------------------
> m3.bsd.mania@gmail.com
> Cel.: (43) 9938-9629
> Msn: mario@oquei.com
> _______________________________________________

I believe you want to use the GEOM(4) subsystem in general and the 
gstripe(8) command in particular.  I've only used gmirror(8) with
entire disks, but I believe you can simply specify a device name 
corresponding to the slices you want to stripe.

-Damian



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