Subject: Re: SATA software RAID-inkernel vs hardware
To: Greg Oster <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/26/2005 19:12:51
On Wed, 26 Oct 2005, Greg Oster wrote:

> der Mouse writes:
>> We also have another machine which is using "hardware" RAID with no
>> problems, but the RAID card is from a different manufacturer.  So my
>> take on it is that "hardware" RAID is "might be fine, might lose big",
>> whereas RAIDframe basically Just Works.  Just don't swap to it. :)  (Or
>> has the deadlock-against-itself bug been fixed by now?  Probably....)
> The few issues of swapping to RAID were fixed in June, 2004.

 	Just to confirm - does a machine still need to swapoff=YES
 	in rc.conf if swap in on raid to shutdown that raid cleanly?
 		David/absolute       -- No hype required --