[mythtv-users] OT Help: mdadm segfault

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 00:22:01 UTC 2007

>  Unfortunately, I don't get very far trying to diagnose with mdadm - it
> simply complains that /dev/md0 does not exist whether booted from the live
> CD or not...
If it is actually running this is good. Do you have a /dev/md0 node?

ls -l /dev/md*

If not

cd /dev

Then try

mdadm --assemble --scan

or if you know all the drives

mdadm --assemble /dev/md0 <drives>

> fdisk -l says that the raid drives are "Linux raid autodetect"; I'm assuming
> that the md error message I'm seeing on boot has somehting to do with this
> "autodetect" feature failing...
There could be several reasons for this.


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