Subject: Re: Raid out of space?
To: None <>
From: Greg Oster <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/06/2001 10:41:50 writes:
> > I notice an inconsistency here, is this the cause of the problem? What
> > needs to be done to correct it? Will we lose raid?
> > 
> >
> no but it's big inconsistency and problem to start raid partition from
> offset 0 as raid disklabels could overwrite disk's disklabels.

Starting a RAID partition from offset 0 is fine*.  The component labels
are stored where they won't stomp on a disklabel, even if the RAID partition
starts at 0.

[* hp300's are a special case here... but you typically want to leave
a cylinder on those machines anyway..]


Greg Oster