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Re: CVS commit: src/sys/dev/raidframe
On Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:10:01 +1100
matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost> wrote:
> > > 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.
FWIW: I like this idea the best. It also doesn't break any existing
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