Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking. Part 2.
To: Herb Peyerl <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/17/2001 22:13:24
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 01:43:26PM -0700, Herb Peyerl wrote:
> I used two disks.  Each disk as a seperate component.
> Fwiw, I'm considering the possibility that my filesystem problems of 
> this morning might be power-supply related.  I've never seen random
> data corruption on NetBSD before and I see no reason why it should
> start all of a sudden.
> I don't honestly think that the raid partition was at fault here. My
> reason for considering not using raid are due to the almost 2 hour
> fsck/parity rebuild that happened when I rebooted after the panic this
> morning.  That's not something I want to go through in the event that
> my machine crashes.  I want it up sooner.  The system in question would
> probably do just fine with a manual nightly mirror/rsync to protect
> me in the event of failure.

What I've done is to make /etc/rc.d/raidframe run after fsck (no problems as
I only use autoconfig). This way the rebuild (run in background anyway)
doesn't compete with fsck for disk access. This speeds things up a lot.

Manuel Bouyer <>