[OpenIndiana-discuss] Hi - can anybody help me get OI installed the way I'd like?
gdriggs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 14:11:41 UTC 2011
On Aug 27, 2011, at 6:16 AM, James Mansion wrote:
> What I'd like to do is to install on one disk (happens to be an ssd) which is partitioned so that I can boot from it, and have partitions for ZIL and L2ARC.
What is the advantage of doing this? I thought the whole point of having separate log and cache devices was for systems with more than one drive and would be most useful for high I/O situations like NAS/SAN or database server. Plus, there are some computations you'll want to make in order to most effectively use the L2ARC cache. For this and other answers, I'd refer to the ZFS best practices guide and perhaps some of Nexenta's kb articles.
To your question, however... Have you tried using fdisk instead of format?
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