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Re: RaidFrame with unequal size replacements
On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:11:26AM -0400, Chris Ross wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> This is what I would do. It's quite easy, but there'll be downtime while you
>> copy files from the old raid1 to the new one.
>> Once done, remove autoconf from the old raid1 with raidctl -A no, and boot
>> on the new one (don't forget to change /etc/raid*.conf if you have one)
> Okay. Well, the hard part of this has now been done. I built a new
> RAID-1 with the new disk, and copied onto it. Junking the data at the
> start of the old drive and adding it into the new RAID-1 array will be
> But, I do have one other question. It seems that RAIDframe arrays keep
> their designation. So, right now, my system is running off of
> partitions on raid1, where it used to be running off of raid0. I even
> took the old disk completely out of the system and booted again, but
> it's still mounting root from raid1a, and all others the same.
> Is it possible to "rename" the raid-set to be raid0?
AFAIK there's not easy way to do this at this time.
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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