[mythtv-users] RAID: full disk or partition (was: Question re: available SATA ports and linux software RAID)

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 02:30:33 UTC 2011

On 27 April 2011 12:27, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:

> And I meant drives that are connected. One could always reboot pulling
> the sata cable. Assemble whatever array then plug the drive in and
> zero the superblock or zero it in some other machine.

Will zeroing the /dev/sdd superblock write anywhere on the /dev/sdd1 partition?

That's my main concern..
Otherwise, I'll have to manually fail each disk, remove them, re-add
them... So I'm up for a few more days of md rebuilding (took me a week
already to change the 1.5TB to 2TB disks ...)

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