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Old 21st May 2008
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Default freebsd 7 sofware raid-5

hello, i have 3 pata drives and probably the best option would be to use raid-5, as it would save my data with 1 drive loss, and the usable space is not bad...

questions would be:

1. is the gvinum best thing to do raid-5...
2. as far as i read, gvinum cant be loaded that early to use all the disk space in raid-5, so as i know people use usb flash sticks to boot kernel with gvinum from it and later mount all the things...
the problem is that i did not find any decent articles on how to build custom kernel to the flash drive...
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