Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking. Part 2.
To: Alan Barrett <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/2001 12:57:27
On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 01:53:46PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jan 2001, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > IMHO the configure part should be killed, and everyone should use autoconfig.
> Perhaps.
> > Without autoconfig you can't reboot with a failed disk.
> That is an oversimplification.  If the root filesystem (which also
> contains /sbin and /etc/rc.d) is on an autoconfigured raid array, then
> you can also have other non-autoconfigured raid arrays without running
> into difficulty rebooting with a failed disk.

No, if there is a failed disk raidctl -c will fail, and the boot will stop.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.