Subject: Re: ffs crash after raid reconfiguration
To: Greg Oster <email@example.com>
From: Kazushi (Jam) Marukawa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/21/2001 13:12:43
On Jul 21, 11:54, Greg Oster wrote:
> Subject: Re: ffs crash after raid reconfiguration
> Kazushi Marukawa writes:
> > Anyway, what I wanted to say was this. Both time, RAIDframe
> > failed to configure. I changed the configuration file and
> > manually reconfigured them. I mean that I changed
> > /etc/raid0.conf and executed "raidctl -c /etc/raid0.conf
> > raid0". For example, I can reboot the machine at this time.
> > However, both time I didn't reboot the machine. I just
> > configured, fscked (if it's necessary), mounted, and
> > continued the system. Then, system was crashed. So, I was
> > wondering it might work without crash if I rebooted the
> > system.
> A reboot isn't necessary. You should be able to configure/unconfigure
> a RAID set as many times as you'd like without a reboot.
I thought so, but it was crashed twice. I've never seen
this kind of crash in regular operation, so I was just
wondering and afraiding, then telling you it with a hope you
may find something. Thanks.
> I'm just wondering why it said that wd4e failed after you removed a
> drive from the system -- if the failed drive was removed, it shouldn't
> be finding another failed drive! You used '-c' (and not '-C') in the
> 'raidctl -c /etc/raid0.conf raid0', right? If the autoconfig didn't
> work, then the 'raidctl -c' shouldn't have worked either...
> Also: what were the exact changes you made to /etc/raid0.conf, and can
> you send me the full output of 'raidctl -s raid0'.
Yes. "-c" worked. I'll send a copy of those information as
private message later.
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