On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 03:17:51PM -0400, der Mouse wrote: > >> In passing, is there a way to boot with raid autoconfiguration > >> suppressed? > > One might think that booting with -c and doing "disable raid" or > > "disable raid0" at the userconf(4) prompt would do something, and one > > would be wrong. This should probably be fixed. > > Well...I'd only semi-expect that, because raid does not appear in the > autoconf device tree. (I've sometimes wondered why we don't have a > pseudo-bus for pseudo-devices to attach to, to bring them into the > autoconf tree. One advantage would be that things like this would come > for free. I did a pseudo-bus at one point for 1.4T; it seemed to > require per-port fiddling, and I pretty much dropped it.) There are two distinct issues there. One is getting raid(4) to use a device_t object for its devices (essentially putting them in some way in the device tree). The other is of course making pseudo_attach_device() honor userconf(4) settings. I think right now neither are done. -- 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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