Subject: Re: Adding disks to a system
To: Goldarg <>
From: Brandon D. Valentine <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/24/2000 18:07:47
On Sun, 24 Sep 2000, Brandon D. Valentine wrote:

>On 24 Sep 2000, Goldarg wrote:
>>I have NetBSD 1.4.2 on my little 48meg sparc IPC and its doing a lot of
>>work for its size :). Currently I just have a 4 gig scsi drive mounted
>>internally as / with a swap partition set aside. I recently got three more
>>scsi disks, each about 1.2 gigs in size and I want to hook them up to the
>>system as well useing two of them for my news feed which is currently
>>running off the one four gig drive and use the third as a mail spool or
>>mail/log storage. To do this I realize I need to make a linear raid out of
>>the two drives, How do I do this under netbsd, and will there be any
>>problems running the extra drives off the system?
>You'll obviously need to install all of these drives externally.
>There should be no problem running the other drives provided you ensure
>they all have unique SCSI IDs.  As for the striping, you need to read up
>on NetBSD's NetFrame software RAID stuff.


Brandon D. Valentine
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