Replacing A Failed Hard Drive In A Software RAID1 Array

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by wr19026, Jan 29, 2007.

  1. wr19026

    wr19026 New Member

    Again an excellent HOWTO! Especially now that I'm starting to experiment with Ubuntu's software RAID ;)

    Quick question though: will you be making a similar HOWTO for RAID-5?
     
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    It's not planned yet because RAID1 is far more common than RAID5.
     
  3. interele

    interele New Member

    This might fail on Fedora

    If you haven't done this

    grub
    > device (hd0) /dev/sda
    > root (hd0,0)
    > setup (hd0)
    > device (hd1) /dev/sdb
    > root (hd1,0)
    > setup (hd1)

    when the raid is originally setup and /dev/sda fails, when
    you reboot the machine it won't restart.

    M
     
  4. mmlenz

    mmlenz New Member

    My /proc/mdstat output uses the following notation:

    md0 : active raid1 ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part2[0] ide/host0/bus1/target0/lun0/part2[1]

    However, the mdadm.conf uses /dev notation. Is it still ok to use /dev notation with mdadm?
     
  5. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    I guess the /dev/... are symlinks to the other notations (or vice versa). I think you can use both.
     

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