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

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 02:37:59 UTC 2011

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 10:28 PM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27 April 2011 12:16, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Not that I know of. Usually in when it assembles drives that don't
>> make up an array for me I see these in /proc/mdstat and after stopping
>> the broken arrays that were autoassembled I am then able to zero the
>> superblock on the disks.
> The problem is that both /dev/sdd and /dev/sdd1 contains a MD
> superblock for an array with the same UUID ; when I formatted the disk
> and created the partition, it obviously didn't properly removed the
> original md superblock.
> So now md is confused and doesn't restart automatically.
> I tried to modify /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf so it only looks in the
> appropriate partition ; this helps starts the raid drive from the
> command line without error ; but not so after a reboot.

Ahh. Sorry. I missed that. I see now.

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