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Old 7th March 2022
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Default Convert a traditional single-disk installation to a softraid1.

Apparently not uncommon or possible at the least to install the OpenBSD on a raid1;
https://www.openbsdhandbook.com/disk_operations/raid/

Since I already have the standard, single-disk install done and configured, what I'm looking for is a way of converting the existing install to a softraid1, if possible.

Thanks in advance, let me know if I can/should be more elaborate and/or clarify anything.

Last edited by muthuh; 9th March 2022 at 08:26 PM. Reason: Better phrasing.
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Hello, and welcome!

The softraid(4) metadata is stored in the leading sectors of the fstype=RAID disklabel partition which is used as the backing storage for the softraid pseudo-device.

My recommendation is to back up first, create your softraid pseudo-device, and then restore.
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