Subject: Re: RAID advice please ?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/06/2000 09:38:18
On Thu, Apr 06, 2000 at 06:17:11PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> For now I added a 'raidctl -P raid0' call in /etc/rc just before fsck,
> but the problem is that after an unclean shutdown it will take a very
> long time to reboot, because it'll have to revrite the parity before
> starting fsck. As I'll have about 10 raid1 sets on the machine this
> is not very good.
Well, RAID-1 (mirroring only) shouldn't need a parity rewrite anyhow. What
am I missing here?
> What are the problems of starting a parity revrite in backround ?
> This should allow the machine to continue to boot while parity is being
I thought Greg had implemented that (including progress meter! :-)
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>