[Techtalk] formatting half a mirrored raid...
pippin at freeshell.org
Thu Jun 12 21:10:27 EST 2003
Maria Blackmore wrote:
>If I could take a moment to be pedantic, what mke2fs is doing is making a
>filesystem, the drive is itself already formatted.
>What you actually do, though? Did you interrupt mke2fs?
No, I didn't even realize what I'd done until I
went to mkraid the new raid and sdd1 wasn't
>If you interrupted it,
>Presumably you are using the multiple devices software raid, in which
>case, let's have a quick look at the output from "cat /[proc]/mdstat", which
>should look a little like this:
(md1 is the new raid, md0 is the old)
Personalities : [raid0] [raid1]
md1 : active raid0 sdd1 sdc1 sdb1
215479488 blocks 32k chunks
md0 : active raid1 hda1
117218176 blocks [2/1] [U_]
lsraid -a /dev/md0 gives me this:
[dev 9, 0] /dev/md0 ####bunch of numbers#### online
[dev 3, 1] /dev/hda1 ####bunch of numbers#### good
[dev ?, ?] (unknown) ####bunch of numbers#### missing
So... the drive I destroyed is "missing" in action.
What can I do to recreate the (reiserfs) raid?
I'm copying everything off onto the new drives now.
Thankfully I was protected, at least in part,
from total loss.
Nothing that isn't a real crime makes a man appear so
contemptible and little in the eyes of the world as
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