RE: How to add another HD

From: Carey Nairn <cpn@dont-contact.us>
Date: Sat, 24 May 1997 23:49:06 +0000 ()

You probably want to look at the ccd (concatenated disk) device in
FreeBSD. This allows you to do interleaving of multiple physical devices
into a single logical disk. On a FreeBSD sytem take a look at the manual
pages for ccd and ccdconfig. This should tell you everything you need to
know.

cheers,
Carey Nairn

On Fri, 23 May 1997, Zivojnovic Ranko wrote:

> Talking about this feature... Anybody knows anything similar
> for FreeBSD?
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> 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
>
Received on Sat May 24 1997 - 06:52:43 MDT

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