Re: Is Swapping on software RAID1 possible in linux 2.4 ?

From: Neil Brown (
Date: Thu Jul 05 2001 - 07:13:00 EST

On Thursday July 5, wrote:
> Hello linux-kernel,
> Does anyone have information on this subject ? I have the constant
> failures with system swapping on RAID1, I just wanted to be shure
> this may be the problem or not. It works without any problems with
> 2.2 kernel.

It certainly should work in 2.4. What sort of "constant failures" are
you experiencing?

Though it does appear to work in 2.2, there is a possibility of data
corruption if you swap onto a raid1 array that is resyncing. This
possibility does not exist in 2.4.

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