Subject: Re: Renumbering a RAID device with raidframe autoconfig
To: Greg Oster <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alan Barrett <email@example.com>
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)