Subject: Re: port-xen/33151: NetBSD 3 Xen domain0 kernel crashes when attempting to reboot with root mounted on RAID
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/27/2006 19:50:57
On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 12:15:04PM +0000, H. G. wrote:
>  Cause of the issue found:
>  It was due to a partition with the raid device being used without the
>  'swapoff=3DYES' line in
>  '/etc/rc.conf'.  According to the RAID man pages, swap on RAID should be
>  used with that
>  line present in rc.conf
>  Without that line present, the machine was crashing.

This should really not be needed. I don't have this on any of my raidframe

>  I have attached a picture of the stack trace you see when it crashes.
>  Again, MY issue has been resolved.
>  This crash was caused by a swap partition on a RAID device [raid0]
>  being used without the 'swapoff=3DYES' line present in the rc.conf

I don't think so, I can't see how this is related to the flushcache
not completing properly.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference