Sunday, October 21, 2007

Rebuilding failed Linux software RAID

Recently I had a hard drive fail. It was part of a Linux software RAID 1 (mirrored drives), so we lost no data, and just needed to replace hardware. However, the raid does requires rebuilding. A hardware array would usually automatically rebuild upon drive replacement, but this needed some help.
When you look at a "normal" array, you see something like this ... read more

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