Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking. Part 2.
To: Space Case <>
From: Greg Oster <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/2001 19:29:04
Space Case writes:
> On Jan 18,  7:18pm, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >The only thing bad left is if you power off one drive, and other
> >drives gets renumbered. Need to remind to hardcode disks names in kernel
> >config :)
> One thing that SGI does with their XLV is to mark in the volume header
> what the volume element is (volume, plex, element), so drives can be
> moved around and the XLVs get properly reassembled.  Would something
> like that be feasible here?

The RAIDframe autoconfig stuff in NetBSD already takes care of the "drives 
moving around" problem...  If you're using autoconfig, it'll figure out which 
components on which drives belong to which sets, and happily configure them 
for you :)


Greg Oster