Subject: Re: RAIDFrame One or Many
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/16/2003 12:50:54
On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 03:52:01PM -0700, Andrew Gillham wrote:
> 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.

Yes, it works if you use shutdown. But halt or reboot don't run the
shutdown scripts.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. 
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference