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Using Software RAID-1 with FreeBSD
Submitted by SQwerl 2005-11-12 FreeBSD 10 Comments
I have gmirror deployed in production. when I was setting up the servers I used it to replicate the install of the first machine to the others by simply swapping a drive over and rebuilding the mirror on each machine, it was very nice.
Edited 2005-11-12 19:27
I was told and have been under the impression that software RAID -regardless of platform- was a Bad Thing. Is this true?