Subject: kern/7494: raidctl lacks a "check clean bit" option.
To: None <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/28/1999 20:51:45
>Number:         7494
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       raidctl lacks a "check clean bit" option.
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people (Kernel Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Apr 28 20:50:00 1999
>Originator:     Michael Graff
>Release:        1.4_BETA
System: NetBSD 1.3K NetBSD 1.3K (SONY) #0: Wed Mar 3 02:37:25 PST 1999 i386

raidctl -i always initiates a rewrite of parity on a raid device, even if
it is not needed.  This should probably mimic the fsck method, with the
-i option meaning "only if needed" and -f included to force the issue.