NATA update

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Wed Dec 6 05:51:31 PST 2006

On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 12:16:53AM +1100, Petr Janda wrote:
> some things they offer over vinum is: easiness of setup, no disklabel 
> stuff, if a drive fails just go into the setup and rebuild it. its easy 
> (TM).

Replacing a drive in vinum is not harder. In fact, using RAID-1 for
whole disks is often duplicating work, e.g. if you actually use
swap space for MFS etc.

> As long as theres no quick way to RAID-1 all partitions including / 
> whats the point?

raidframe could do that :-(

> If we had ZFS port done then there would really be no point in using 
> onboard RAID, I agree.

ZFS won't fix or replace real RAID.


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