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

Robin Hill myth at robinhill.me.uk
Wed Apr 27 08:11:48 UTC 2011


On Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 12:28:24PM +1000, Jean-Yves Avenard 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.
> 
Did you recreate the initrd (as that will contain its own copy of the
mdadm.conf file)?

Cheers,
    Robin
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