Subject: Re: A RAIDframe problem with swap on RAID 1
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/02/2001 17:23:08
> I've got RAIDframe working nicely now, and must say that I'm very
> happy with the performance.  Pulling out hot-swap disks and rebuilding
> onto spares works great, too.  Another good selling point is the ease
> of administration: it doesn't take long to get on top of RAIDframe,
> and then it's very comfortable.
> However: I was having trouble with mirror sets coming up with "Parity
> status: DIRTY" after boot.  After I split things up (following a hint
> from Greg Oster, that he posted back in August), and put root alone on
> raid0, swap alone on raid1, and the rest of my file systems on raid2,
> it turned out that it was only the swap mirror set (raid1) that came
> up this way.

add "shutdown" keyword to /etc/rc.d/swap1

by default system doesn't turn off swap on shutdown