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    SubjectRe: RAID arrays not reconstructing in 2.6
    On Sunday February 1, wrote:
    > I saw this a couple of weeks ago in a 2.6.0-test kernel, and today in
    > 2.6.2-rc3. When I have to hit the hard reset button on my desktop, whose
    > root filesystem is RAID5 on /dev/md0, it comes back up cleanly - no
    > reconstruction.

    Cool, isn't it!

    > Have we gotten a whole lot more enthusiastic about marking superblocks clean
    > lately, or should I be worried? Obviously this always used to trigger
    > reconstruction, until recently.

    Yes. Lots more enthusiastic.
    If there is no write activity for 20msec, we mark the superblock clean
    and write it out, and are careful to write out a dirty superblock
    before allowing another write to complete.


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    > Daniel Jacobowitz
    > MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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