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Re: RaidFrame with unequal size replacements

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:11:26AM -0400, Chris Ross wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> This is what I would do. It's quite easy, but there'll be downtime while you
>> copy files from the old raid1 to the new one.
>> Once done, remove autoconf from the old raid1 with raidctl -A no, and boot
>> on the new one (don't forget to change /etc/raid*.conf if you have one)
>  Okay.  Well, the hard part of this has now been done.  I built a new  
> RAID-1 with the new disk, and copied onto it.  Junking the data at the  
> start of the old drive and adding it into the new RAID-1 array will be 
> easy.
>  But, I do have one other question.  It seems that RAIDframe arrays keep 
> their designation.  So, right now, my system is running off of  
> partitions on raid1, where it used to be running off of raid0.  I even  
> took the old disk completely out of the system and booted again, but  
> it's still mounting root from raid1a, and all others the same.
>  Is it possible to "rename" the raid-set to be raid0?

AFAIK there's not easy way to do this at this time.

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

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