Subject: Re: Experimental support for ATA "RAID" volumes
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/30/2003 12:31:47
On Thu, Jan 30, 2003 at 09:28:44PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

 > What are your plans for raid1 or more ?

I plan to implement it eventually.

 > We should probably be using the raidframe framework for this, and maybe for
 > raid0 too. My idea for this was to make the raidframe autoconfig stuff more
 > flexible, so that it could be autoconfigured from its own on-disk data,
 > or from the ataraid pseudo-device.

Honestly, I don't believe we should be.  RAIDframe is far too heavy-weight.
There is no need for it to do ... it uses threads FAR too much.  It is
way too much object code.

I would actually prefer to see a much lighter-weight RAID implementation
in NetBSD.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>