Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking. Part 2.
To: Herb Peyerl <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/2001 10:12:08
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 02:23:51PM -0700, Herb Peyerl wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer <>  wrote:
>  > 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.
> That's a good idea.  I also discovered that if you "reboot" instead of
> "shutdown -r now", then your parity will _always_ be DIRTY.  for me, 
> "reboot" is such a habit.

Yes, because swap isn't turned off (and so the device isn't closed).
What I do is have a small raid as root + swap, and another one for all
the other stuffs. This way parity gets rebuild in a few seconds.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.