Subject: Re: SATA software RAID-inkernel vs hardware
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Greg Oster <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/26/2005 13:05:40
David Brownlee writes:
> 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?

As far as I know, Yes.


Greg Oster