Subject: Re: RAID & swap
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/07/2000 20:01:33
On Fri, Apr 07, 2000 at 09:24:07AM -0700, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> I talked with greg about this some more after I put that comment in the PR.
> the better idea we came up with was to put a hook in the raidframe code
> to disable raidframe devices, basically a force-close kind of thing.
> once a given device is disabled, it can resync parity and leave the disk
> in a clean state.  this would be called from the reboot code after
> unmounting filesystems.  doing it this way avoids the problems with running
> out of memory that you'd have with the "swapctl -d" method.

This can also help for filesystems that have troubles unmounting. Looks like
a good idea !

Manuel Bouyer <>