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re: CVS commit: src/sys/dev/raidframe
> > 4. we can add an option to mark the raid as force root.
> if we do 4, we should instead add an option to mark something as a
> 'soft root', and leave the current semantics alone. the machines i
> have that are now not going to reboot properly are both used
> remotely, so changing semantics about how they work seems like a
> bad idea. i'm pretty sure i'm not the only one who does this.
> i think i like this the best.
oh, actually. we already (can) have "soft root". by marking
something as auto-configure, and booting from it.
what we want to change from what the past has been is to enable
the auto-configured raids to be used as root when booted from,
without them being marked -A root. we should still keep the
current -A root semantics, and then people can stop using -A
root when they don't need to force it, and just use -A yes.
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