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Re: Kernel Modules in Fedora -x



Les Mikesell wrote:
> Jarod Wilson wrote:
> 
>> Oh, just saw Jesse's reply and read further up the thread... The "it"
>> was the new firewire stack, not Fedora, right?
> 
> Yes, thanks.
> 
>> FWIW, I do have a few firewire hard drives and a firewire dvd burner
>> that all work just fine with the new stack, haven't had any issues
>> whatsoever. (anything firewire that touches libavc1394, libraw1394 or
>> libiec61883 is another issue though...)
> 
> Do you know if a firewire drive will work reliably as a raid1 mirror
> with a matching internal drive?

Not a clue, never tried.

> With the older stack it isn't
> recognized in time at boot-up to automatically connect the md device.

It is if you load the firewire modules in your initrd. :)

> You can add it and the re-sync generally works if the partition is not
> too busy, but it tends to be failed out of the array if it is left
> connected when the partition is very active.

I wonder if the cfs scheduler would help with this any. And/or shutting
off beagle (which likes to absolutely slaughter the i/o on my workstation).

-- 
Jarod Wilson
jwilson redhat com


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