On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 07:56:07PM -0700, Bill Stouder-Studenmund wrote: > On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 02:53:02PM +0200, Juan Romero Pardines wrote: > > 2008/8/26 Quentin Garnier <cube%cubidou.net@localhost>: > > > > > I don't think there is any need of opening the devices multiple times. > > > The ataraid(4) driver should open all the necessary devices for all its > > > arrays, and then use them. In your example, ataraid0 "owns" wd3 and > > > wd4, so why would it need to have them opened multiple times? > > > > Perhaps I didn't explain this correctly before. In my example I got ataraid0 > > and (like you said) it owns the disks wd3 and wd4, but my problem is related > > to the fact that ld0 owns the same VBLK vnode on the same devices than > > ld1 wants to have access to... therefore once ld0 has taken (and locked) the > > vnode via VOP_OPEN, subsequents openings to the vnode are failing with > > EBUSY. > > But what exactly do you want to achieve? wtf is ld1 going to do with the > disks that belong to ld0? How exactly is a disk supposed to be part of a > RAID 0 _AND_ a RAID 1 at the same time? IIUC, the controller allows you to slice disks: e.g., take two halves out of each, build a RAID1 with one set, and a RAID0 with the other. In this case both disks belong to each array. -- Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "See the look on my face from staying too long in one place [...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling" KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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