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Re: software RAID: ataraid(4) vs raidframe(4) ?

2008/9/4 Manuel Bouyer <>:

> And how do you make sure they're in sync in case of an unclean shutdown ?
> Do you have to let the BIOS run the parity rebuild until before booting ?

With the current NetBSD driver you are never sure if data is synced, unless
a rebuild has been issued through the BIOS management. NetBSD code will
_only_ tell you if a component has failed... just take a look at the

I'd wish to be able to add spare disks and rebuild the arrays through bioctl(8)
in the future. We'd only need to look at FreeBSD's ataraid or Linux dmraid code.

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