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Date:      Wed, 8 Jul 2009 09:21:37 -0400
From:      Bill Moran <wmoran@potentialtech.com>
To:        Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: is it safe to reboot while gmirror is rebuilding?
Message-ID:  <20090708092137.3e03f7a4.wmoran@potentialtech.com>
In-Reply-To: <20090708131923.GA20219@mech-cluster238.men.bris.ac.uk>
References:  <20090708131923.GA20219@mech-cluster238.men.bris.ac.uk>

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In response to Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk>:

> On FBSD 8.0-current ia64 I've gmirror on 63GB partition, which
> takes quite a long time to rebuild, perhaps 30 min. Is it
> safe to reboot, or write to this filesystem, while it is
> being rebuilt (gmirror status DEGRADED) ?

Yes.  Doing so will cause the overall time required to rebuild to take
longer, but gmirror will continue to rebuild during normal system
activities (such as disk writes and reboots).

-- 
Bill Moran
http://www.potentialtech.com
http://people.collaborativefusion.com/~wmoran/



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