Subject: Re: RAIDFrame One or Many
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/15/2003 15:52:01
On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 10:58:36PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> However, because of a problem with swap on raidframe, I would make one raid
> for a+b and a second for everything else (this is how I setup my sustems
> these days). The problem is that the swap partition isn't closed on
> halt/reboot, so the raid is dirty on next boot and it rebuilds parity.
> Using a separate, smaller raid for swap will make the parity rebuild
> short enouth to not be too annoying.
I've been using the /etc/rc.conf option to turn swap off at reboot.

swapoff=NO              # Remove block-type swap partitions upon shutdown

This seems to work fine on my one raid volume system.