Subject: Re: raid 0 failure
To: James Sharp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave McGuire <email@example.com>
Date: 05/10/2000 14:58:48
On May 10, James Sharp wrote:
> > I'm running NetBSD -current (about 1 month old) with a 4 disk raid0
> > partition (a news spool). Last night one of the disks hiccupped. Now the
> > raid0 set will not work. The disk itself seems fine, but raidframe will
> > not let the disk back into the stripe. It says "/dev/sd16e has a different
> > modfication count: 147 88".
> > Is there a way to force raidframe to accept this disk? The data will be a
> > bit inconsistent, but fsck should fix that. It's a news spool so a few
> > missing or corrupted files are okay.
> > I'm appending the dmesg output.
> Don't you have to rebuild the entire array after losing one disk? Raid 0
> is merely concatenation of drives...losing one drive in a raid 0 array
> usually means losing the entire array.
> At least I think so...I may be smoking large amounts of crack again.
Wouldn't be the first time, James. ;)