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Re: changing raid level?

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 03:59:20PM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> [...]
> The weird part: I then used -i, and started watching with raidctl -S.
> Based on the ETAs, the -i rebuild is happening about five times as fast
> as it was when I did destroy the beginning of the disks (the ETA is
> about 7 hours instead of 38).  I'll see what happens to the ETA as it
> runs (early estimates are often pretty wrong), but this difference is
> so dramatic it's hard to believe it's entirely mis-estimation.

You could watch data thoughput with vmstat or iostat, and see if
the time announced by raidctl matches size of the disk / speed reported

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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