URGENT: Need help rebuilding iir RAID5 array with failed drive

Steven Hartland killing at multiplay.co.uk
Sun Jun 29 20:42:44 UTC 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Garrett Cooper" <yanefbsd at gmail.com>

On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 10:05 AM, Steven Hartland
>> As a small expansion to this, a good compromise might be to disable it
>> unless a sysctl flag is explicitly set. Similar to how the sysctl
>> kern.geom.debugflags=16 works? Then for those that know the implications
>> they can still have the functionality but prevents someone stumbling
>> into a nasty situation without being aware of the issues.
> That wouldn't have helped me in this situation because I didn't set
> anything up via geom, because I was blissfully unaware and didn't ask
> how anyone to setup a RAID config properly before now.
> That idea probably wouldn't be a bad one though...

That would matter with that I meant as unless you set said flag
you wouldn't be able to use the volume. And in find out what you
needed to set to enable it the docs would have made it quite
clear of the consequences.


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