On Friday 15 August 2003 03:07, Andrew P. Lentvorski, Jr. wrote:
> I'm not going to speak for Scott Long, but I actually looked into doing
> something about RAIDFrame.
>
> The problem is that GEOM provides a significant superset of the same
> functionality as RAIDFrame. GEOM virtualizes different storage layers =

in
> much the same way as RAIDFrame did (but with more flexibility).
>
> The problem is that Poul-Henning Kamp hasn't gotten around to implement=

ing
> the RAID virtualized modules yet.
>
> Consequently, FreeBSD is currently in a state where the GEOM equivalent=

to
> RAIDFrame doesn't yet work, but doing the work to fix RAIDFrame is just=

as
> much work as doing it in GEOM.
>
> -a


Scott, Poul-Henning, can either of you provide any insight as to when a v=
iable=20
software RAID archetecure will be available in -CURRENT, I have tried vin=
um,=20
however its' inability to handel hotspare has turned it into a non option=
for=20
me at this time.


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Darcy Buskermolen
Wavefire Technologies Corp.
ph: 250.717.0200
fx: 250.763.1759
http://www.wavefire.com
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