[mythtv-users] Migrating RAID

Nick F nikos.f at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 14:05:00 UTC 2007

On 11/1/07, Brian Long <briandlong at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/1/07, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> > Well, part of the motivation is "because I can"... :-)
> >
> > But it's also because I'd like to test just how robust 'growing an
> > array' really is.
> >
> > You can supposedly grow an array while it's live.
> I found this article which makes we want to try it as well.  :-)
> http://isomerica.net/archives/2007/07/12/growing-a-linux-software-raid-5-completely-online/

I followed these instructions : http://scotgate.org/?p=107 and grew a
3x750GB RAID5 to a 4x750GB RAID5 without any problems (and I did it all
while it was live).  The process took about 20 hours - and I kept using Myth
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