What's the ideal configuration for a system that WILL use Greyhole mirroring?

For those with the desire to mirror with greyhole, you "should" have 3 minimum partition mounts as follows ...

  1. /var/hda/files (with Greyhole ON, this is known as the LZ -- landing zone -- and this partition doubles as storage for shares that you choose NOT to enable with Greyhole)
  2. /var/hda/files/drives/drive01
  3. /var/hda/files/drives/drive02

With Greyhole ON, these 2 drive## partitions point each to a physical drive and are used by Greyhole to mirror selected folders that are greyhole enabled.

Note that partition 1 above, does not need to be on a separate drive, but it is beneficial.

It should also be noted that if doing this in a virtual-machine environment, much of the physical concepts above, go out the window.

Updated over 3 years ago

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