[mythtv-users] Linux software raid question

Boleslaw Ciesielski bolek-mythtv at curl.com
Tue Jun 3 15:41:03 UTC 2008

Matt Nelson wrote:
> On one of my mythtv backend servers I host my fileserver that stores all 
> of my media on two raid5 sets totaling 12 drives that are all attached 
> via sata.  These are all attached externally, and that is where my 
> question lies, if I connect these drives incorrectly will my raid sets 
> die, or does it not matter where they are connected since there is some 
> metadata that tells the linux software raid that it belongs to a certain 
> raid set?

Yes, Linux software RAID will work regardless of the drive order. Your 
only order concern is the boot drive.


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