[rescue] A Question about Snap Servers
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Sun Aug 1 21:36:15 CDT 2004
Sat, 31 Jul 2004 @ 20:16 -0700, Skeezics Boondoggle said:
> Most importantly, Disksuite does not mess with the filesystem or require
> any of that Veritas "encapsulation" baloney - so for mirrored root disks,
> you can boot from either half of the mirror if necessary. That's a very
> small but critical consideration for boot disk (or any system partition,
> like /var) mirroring. In a pinch, just boot from the surviving half of
> the mirror and worry about clearing it up and re-syncing later.
That's a nice feature of Linux mirroring too. I had a controller mishap
a week ago, and one drive wasn't being seen.
The machine booted up with one of the drives, and I fixed the problem.
Then when I rebooted, it automatically rebuilt the mirror.
Not bad for free... :)
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