[mythtv-users] Linux software raid question

Matt Nelson matt at frozenatom.com
Tue Jun 3 15:51:19 UTC 2008

Thanks Bolek, I assumed this was the case, but I don't like assuming when
there is a large amount of data at stake :-)

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 9:41 AM, Boleslaw Ciesielski <bolek-mythtv at curl.com>

> 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.
> Bolek
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