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Date:      Thu, 26 Jul 2007 19:59:35 +0200
From:      Roger Olofsson <raggen@passagen.se>
To:        User Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Drive concatenation...Which tool to use?
Message-ID:  <46A8E107.2070203@passagen.se>
In-Reply-To: <200707252243.30619.lists@jnielsen.net>
References:  <20070726015647.GA11187@just.puresimplicity.net> <200707252243.30619.lists@jnielsen.net>

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John Nielsen skrev:
> 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?
> 
> JN
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Gconcat looks mighty cool, will it be able to concat two devices that
already have existing filesystems on them and retain these? Say that ad0
has /usr and ad1 has /home will gconcat preserve these after concat:ing
ad0 with ad1?




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