Thursday, May 19, 2005

SVM mirroring technique volume manager

Dan Foster wrote:
> On our V20Z with 2x73 GB drives, a SVM resync after replacing a failed
> disk takes about 75 minutes on fast disks.
>
> We are curious why this is so, even though there is only 500 MB
> allocated for the filesystems and 1 GB swap.
>
> So we're wondering if SVM resync touches every single physical block
> of the metadevice, regardless of allocated to data (in use) or not?
>
> -Dan
yes it syncs every block of a partition.
it dont care if it's data or non data.
/jorgen

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