Richard Elling <richard.elling@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> With five disks, raidz1 becomes useful.
> also remember that you can add mirrors later. For best data availability,
> start with 2 mirrored disks, each split in half. As your data requirements
> grow, add mirrored halves. For diversity, make each side (half) of the
> mirror be on different disks.
Not sure I understand why this is a good idea. Understand that I'm
totally inexperienced with zfs, but I thought I'd seen that zfs was
more usable on whole disks, you're talking about fdisk partitions with
slices inside above, aren't you?
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