Subject: Re: Renumbering a RAID device with raidframe autoconfig
To: Greg Oster <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/19/2002 18:14:15
On Sat, 19 Jan 2002, Greg Oster wrote:
> > but after all that "raidctl -s raid0" still reports "Last configured
> > as: raid4", and on the next boot the device is again configured as
> > raid4.

> What you want/need to do is just a:
>   raidctl -I 12345 raid0
> (replace "12345" with your own serial number) and then the component
> labels will have the correct values, including the "Last configured
> as" field.

I was afraid that "raidctl -I" would damage my data, or wastefully mark
the parity as dirty.  You think it should be safe?

Can I similarly use "raidctl -I" if I want to change the serial number
while while preserving the data?

--apb (Alan Barrett)