[Beowulf] OT: Software RAID & Multipath

Jakob Oestergaard jakob at unthought.net
Wed Jan 10 02:10:17 PST 2007

On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 10:48:54AM +0100, Alan Louis Scheinine wrote:
> I just did RAID once with mdadm and I noticed that everything
> could be done with a command line.  If I recall correctly, there
> is an option for having the current configuration written-out in
> the syntax that can be used for mdadm.conf.  With regard to the
> comment "it's generally just done with the mdadm --create
> command lines I believe ..." I would like to point out that
> creating an mdadm.conf after configuring would be useful for
> recovery from a hardware failure.

Scans for array components and prints out an mdadm.conf:

mdadm --misc -D -s


 / jakob

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