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Re: Dragonfly used in production

From: "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 09:41:35 +0100

On Sun, 21 Jun 2009 15:33:14 -0400 (EDT)
"Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@shiningsilence.com> wrote:

> On Sun, June 21, 2009 12:23 pm, Siju George wrote:
> > Which all file systems do dragonfly support?
> > I am planning to set up a backup server with 2 500GB hard disks on RAID
> > 1 the problem with UFS large partitions is the time they take to fsck
> > after an unclean shutdown. I think ZFS in FreeBSD solves this problem
> > for BSDs. Also is RAID FRAME available in dragonfly? if not what is
> > available for software raid?
> > Also is there an amd64 version of dragonfly?
> > Thanks
> Hammer does not have have long fsck periods; that was one of the design
> goals.
> There's no software RAID as part of Hammer right now; you could use CCD or
> maybe vinum?  This isn't directly helpful, but I usually favor hardware
> RAID when possible.

	If you are using SATA (or IDE) drives you should be able to use
nataraid (see nataraid and natacontrol man pages).

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