[PC-BSD Testing] should /home be in default partitioning

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Mar 22 11:10:33 PDT 2011


On 03/22/2011 11:19, Gour wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2011 06:17:48 -0700
> Kris Moore<kris at pcbsd.org>  wrote:
>
>> Aside from that, I have made a note to look at and fix the installer
>> bugs when using /home partitions, and ZFS with mirroring.
> I was thinking about this mirroring issue and now I'm not sure any
> longer what is the proper way to do it...on Linux, using lvm2+raid1
> array means to really get identical copy of the whole disk, which
> would be according to using GEOM for mirroring.
>
> Otoh, if one uses ZFS mirror feature, then this won't provide mirror
> for the /boot (UFS)&  swap partitions.
>
> What would be correct way to do it and how can one do it manually (so
> that I install PCBSD earlier)?
>
>
> Sincerely,
> Gour
>

Gour,

I've just added a patch for our installer which should fix using 
geom-based disk-mirroring and a ZFS partition. I'm going to start a new 
snapshot building shortly, and may have it out by the end of the week. 
Would you be willing to test with that?



-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems



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