RE: How to add another HD

From: Jason Lixfeld <jlixfeld@dont-contact.us>
Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 09:32:40 -0400 (EDT)

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On Fri, 23 May 1997, Zivojnovic Ranko wrote:

| >Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 16:21:10 +0300
| >From: Zivojnovic Ranko <ranko@spidernet.net>
| >To: Ralf Rudolph <ralf@artifex.de>,
| > 'Jason Lixfeld' <jlixfeld@idirect.com>
| >Cc: "squid-users@nlanr.net" <squid-users@nlanr.net>
| >Subject: RE: How to add another HD
| >
| >Talking about this feature... Anybody knows anything similar
| >for FreeBSD?
| >
| >--
| >Zivojnovic Ranko,
| >Senior System Engineer ranko@spidernet.net
| >
| >SpiderNet Services Ltd., Tel: +357 2 459-359
| >Nicosia, Cyprus FAX: +357 2 459-470
| >
| >
| >
| >----------
| >From: Jason Lixfeld[SMTP:jlixfeld@idirect.com]
| >Sent: Friday, May 23, 1997 4:17 PM
| >To: Ralf Rudolph
| >Cc: squid-users@nlanr.net
| >Subject: Re: How to add another HD
| >
| >What you may consider is mdtools. This is a module that you can install
| >in the 2.0.XX kernels that supports 'Multiple Devices'. What this
| >entails, is 1 or more devices, in your case hard disks ie: /dev/hda3 and
| >/dev/hdb1 linked together to form one logical device or /dev/md0
| >partition. You can install the RAID module aswell, and what this will do,
| >is distribute the data evenly throughout both devices through the
| >/dev/md0 partition as opposed to filling up one, and then using the second
| >device as overflow. It's an option that I use on my news and proxy
| >servers here. Also, this allows you the seemless addition of a total X
| >number of devices, be them IDE or SCSI to your /dev/md0 partition. As far
| >as squid goes, you can mount /dev/md0 /squidcache ; cp -a
| >/usr/local/squid/cache/* /squidcache ; ln -s /usr/local/squid/cache
| >/squidcache and voila. 8gigs of cache space, with the seemless
| >device addition feature built in! =)
| >
| >On Fri, 23 May 1997, Ralf Rudolph wrote:
| >
| >| >Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 13:20:47 +0200
| >| >From: Ralf Rudolph <ralf@artifex.de>
| >| >To: squid-users@nlanr.net
| >| >Subject: How to add another HD
| >| >Resent-Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 04:30:07 -0700 (PDT)
| >| >Resent-From: squid-users@nlanr.net
| >| >
| >| >Hi there,
| >| >
| >| >I am currently running squid 1.1.8 under Linux, and its been running smooth and fine for weeks now. Next week, Im going to upgrade the system from 4 to 8 gig by adding another HD (and memory from 96 to 128 Meg).
| >| >
| >| >BUT: How am I going to add this second HD without loosing my 280 thousand cache entries? Is there some upgrade script or configuration
| >

Regards,

Jason A. Lixfeld
     
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System Administrator Level 2
Internet Direct o/a ComputerLink Online Inc.
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Received on Fri May 23 1997 - 06:35:32 MDT

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