On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Garrett Cooper <yaneg...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Oct 4, 2011, at 11:12 AM, Freddie Cash wrote:
> > 2011/10/4 Lev Serebryakov <l...@freebsd.org>
> >
> >> One thing is missed from software RAIDs is spare drives and state
> >> monitoring (yes, I know, that geom_raid supports spare drivers for
> >> metadata formats which supports them, but it not universal solution).
> >>
> > Sounds impressive!  Will be very useful for those using GEOM-based RAID
> > (gmirror, gstripe, graid3, graid5, etc).
> >
> > Just curious:  would the geom-events framework, and in particular the
> > geom-events script, be useful for ZFS setups, for initiating replacements
> > and providing "hot-spare" support?
>         Work in the zfsd project branch already seems to do this properly.
> Please note that some HBAs (like mps) don't play well with hotswap on some
> branches, whereas others (mfi) might, depending on how things are coded up
> and chipset support.

Cool!  Sounds like we're just around the corner from having a top-notch
software RAID stack via GEOM/ZFS with all the automatic goodies one
expects/hopes for.  :)

Keep up the good work people!!

Freddie Cash
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