Subject: Re: bin/29158: raidctl(8) states that reading kernel from raid set is not possible
To: None <,>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/30/2005 11:41:02
In article <>, writes:

>  Note that kernels can only be directly read from RAID 1 components on
> -alpha and pmax architectures.
> +some architectures (e.g. alpha, i386, pmax and sparc).
>  On those architectures, the
>  .Dv FS_RAID
>  file system is recognized by the bootblocks, and will properly load the

According to raid(4), sparc64 and vax can be added to the set.

Also, we can't patch the release branch directly.  A change needs
to be made to raid.8 (current) to add sparc, sparc64 and vax, then
a pull-up request made for the whole thing (1.41, 1.42, plus the
new change).