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Date:      Sun, 3 Dec 1995 10:40:35 -0700 (MST)
From:      Stephen Waits <>
To:        Peter Berger <>
Cc:        Craig Shrimpton <>,
Subject:   Re: Inodes for news server
Message-ID:  <Pine.SOL.3.91.951203103852.22034B-100000@moon>
In-Reply-To: <>

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On Sat, 2 Dec 1995, Peter Berger wrote:

> Use 4 2 gig drives.  The more you split your spool, the less time you 
> spend waiting for the devices to finish writing.  I speak from hard-won 
> experience.  Heck, if you can swing it, split those drives across two 
> SCSI controllers.
> Of course, this makes the configuration end of things even more of a pain 
> in the ass, but that's the price you pay.

Does FreeBSD support multiple-drive volumes??  I was under the (perhaps 
incorrect) assumption that this 'striping' support still did not exist in 
FreeBSD.  AIX has a nice implementation of this exact feature.  I've 
glued together two 4.5 Gig drives into one "logical volume" upon which I 
can create several partitions, etc..

--Steve (

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