Re: swap not enabled if raid devices not in sync when booting
On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 07:39:31AM +0100, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Monday 15 January 2001 15:41, Ingo Saitz wrote:
> > ( while grep -qs resync /proc/mdstat
> > do
> > # Wait for RAID partitions to finish their rsync cycle
> > sleep 60
> > done
> > swapon -a 2> /dev/null ) &
> This could result in the swapon phase taking 2-3 hours on some machines and
> being as unusable as the pre-raidtools2 code!
Please read that code again. The shellcode is enclosed in "( ) &"
which will execute it in a subshell in the background, so the
normal boot-process will continue immediately even if that wile
loop will run for some hours.
16 Hard coded constant for amount of room allowed for
cache align and faster forwarding (tunable)
-- seen in /usr/src/linux-2.2.14/net/TUNABLE