Subject: Re: RAIDFrame Problems...
To: None <netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/03/2005 22:52:53
In article <email@example.com>,
Alex Dumitriu <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm going a bit crazy trying to create a RAID 1+0 volume on a
> 2.0_STABLE i386 system.
RAID 1 via RAIDframe works rock solid for me.
> ... is that I'm not getting dropped to the debugger,
Is the system running XFree86? I ask because you won't see the kernel
debugger's prompt if the system drops into it while the X11 server
uses the console.
> As you can see, each drive is on its own channel.
So this is a motherboard with an extra secondar IDE hostadapter. What
kind of motherboard is it?
> ... but it shouldn't cause the system to hang, right?
No, it shouldn't.
> The other thing that I'm unsure about is this: Should one run fdisk -u
> on the raid volumes before labeling them?
No. MBRs are only used by the BIOS which doesn't deal with NetBSD
> ... though disklabel complains about the MBR being wrong if fdisk hasn't
> been run.
You can ignore that.
> What the heck am I missing?
Not sure. Can you please post the full output of "dmesg"?
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/