Switchover to CAM ATA?

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 16:37:17 UTC 2010

On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Julian Elischer <julian at elischer.org>wrote:

> just one little fly in that ointment...  booting.
> You need to be able to act with the raid in the same way the bios does
> or you can't boot. I don't think geom would easlily do that but I could be
> wrong. Certainly if you treat teh ata raid as just a bunch of striped disks,
> then the bios will not be able to boot off it.
> of course don't take my word too seriosly asn I'm not running an ata raid
> system at the moment.

gmirror booting works great only thing to change is fstab to reflect block
dev changes, gstripe doesn't.  I honestly wasn't aware ataraid could boot a
striped volume, if so it does something geom can't.

Adam Vande More

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list