Subject: Re: SATA software RAID-inkernel vs hardware
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/26/2005 19:10:37
In article <10725.2585971311$>,
David Brownlee  <> wrote:
>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?

Yes, but this is done by default on head.