HEADSUP: geom_vinum committed

Lukas Ertl le at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jun 15 15:56:08 GMT 2004

On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Craig Boston wrote:

> On Saturday 12 June 2004 04:28 pm, Lukas Ertl wrote:
>> Bug reports, suggestions, critics and flames are happily awaited, even
>> more so when they have patches attached. :-)
> I don't suppose there is any equivalent to the vinum.autostart sysctl, is
> there?

No, and in theory, it shouldn't be needed.  When the module is loaded, it 
tastes all available providers and looks for those with vinum magic.

> I tried it out on a system that has everything on vinum, including root and
> swap -- loading geom_vinum from loader.  It found _SOME_ of the subdisks on
> its own during boot, but I got "Root mount failed: 22" when trying
> ufs:/dev/gvinum/root

Interesting, I didn't think that this would work at all. :-)


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