[lug] Raid question
carl.wagner at verbalworld.com
Wed Mar 4 10:31:00 MST 2009
I have a Debian box using software RAID on 2 drives (mirroring).
One of the drives was failing so I removed it (it was causing a lot of
I have done a few upgrades on this box and rebooted it after each of
them to make sure they did not break anything. This is with the bad
I pulled a spare drive out of another system that is about the same size.
How do I get the mirroring working again and make sure I don't scramble
the good drive?
Will a simple boot work and somehow detect which drive is the raid drive.
The other drive was pulled from a working system.
Should I format the "new" drive just to make sure it does not become the
After booting, will I need to do:
mdadm /dev/md0 -a /dev/sda1
To all the partitions?
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