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[mauelshagen@redhat.com: Re: [dm-devel] RAID5 support ?]



Hrm, posted to wrong list ;)

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Subject: Re: [dm-devel] RAID5 support ?
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On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 05:12:53PM +0200, Molle Bestefich wrote:
> Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> > FYI: we keep information about which regions (arbitrary sized segments
> >      of the address space) of the set are dirty with the the
> >      device-mapper dirty-log so that we can resynchonize those at set startup.
> 
> Sounds sort of nasty.
> What happens if the user boots to Windows in the mean time?
> Windows will see corrupted data?

Molle,

that was a general statement about device-mapper, not how I use
it with dmraid. dmraid relies on the simple ATARAID metadata which
essentially keeps a clean/dirty flag for the whole set.

Sorry for being unclear,
Heinz

> 
> (I mean, that's the whole point of using a hardware soft-RAID
> solution, isn't it?  BIOS and multiple-OS support for the metadata
> format / RAID arrays?)

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