Subject: Re: Odd dmesg log messages
To: Brian Buhrow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: M Graff <email@example.com>
Date: 12/04/2007 17:15:10
Raid is actually a red herring here. Raid0 is /home not the root. The
root is only on wd0a. Raid0 is also the only raid array at this time
and does not have the root bit set.
On Dec 4, 2007, at 16:31, firstname.lastname@example.org (Brian Buhrow)
> This message just means the system found two bootable drives when
> was searching for root devices. Or, rather, it found two drives with
> potential root partitions. I've seen it on machines I've booted
> where I
> have a broken raid1 mirror, and I'm using the second broken piece as a
> root drive while I fix things up.
> On Dec 5, 12:10am, email@example.com wrote:
> } Subject: Odd dmesg log messages
> } The raid0 messages are pretty obvious. I have raid0 auto-conf'd
> } via raidctl, and I have raid0.conf in /etc. The WARNING one
> confuses me...
> } raid0: RAID Level 1
> } raid0: Components: /dev/wd0g /dev/wd1g
> } raid0: Total Sectors: 566273088 (276500 MB)
> } WARNING: double match for boot device (wd0, wd1)
> } boot device: wd0
> } root on wd0a dumps on wd0b
> } root file system type: ffs
> } raid0: Device already configured!
> } I suspect I can find the source (I can commit after all, if I
> can't grep
> } I'd really be lame) but when I find it, I will be tempted to make
> it clear
> } about what was searching for the boot device, and why it thinks
> either can be
> } it.
> } --Michael
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