[zfs-discuss] Re: n00b Question on drive partitioning for zfs
chessdoter at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 4 07:32:21 EDT 2012
On 4 Apr., 08:13, Richard Laager <rlaa... at wiktel.com> wrote:
> Like you said, I think you want ashift=12.
> If you're not going to use the extra space for something else, just give
> all three whole disks to ZFS. Then later, you can replace the 1 TB disk
> with a 2 TB disk and immediately double the usable space.
nice idea. But i WILL use the extra space otherwise, therefore need
> Or, since you're only going to get 2 TB of usable space out of this for
> now, why not just mirror the 2 TB drives and forget about the 1 TB disk?
Ok, this could be an option, i had not thought about, since its the
first time, i have 3 internal disks, i was stuck with the idea to use
raidz for real.
Thank you for your different perspective.
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