Subject: Re: Finding lost components in a raid set?
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Greg Oster <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/07/2002 15:43:37
Manuel Bouyer writes:
> On Thu, Feb 07, 2002 at 02:50:48PM -0600, Greg Oster wrote:
> > I don't get that either... Was wd2 on the controller card that failed?  May
> be 
> > it managed to zero the component labels on you??  Seems unlikely, but that'
> s 
> > the only explanation I can think of so far... 
> Or maybe it's just because the controller failed, the mod counter on this
> comonnent didn't get updated ?

If only the mod counter doesn't get updated, then the component still has a 
(somewhat) valid component label.  RAIDframe will realize that the component 
still belongs to the RAID set and will pull it in (but mark it as failed).

> If this is the drive which was on the failed controller, then the disk
> did really fail at one time, and RAIDFrame remembers of that. The only way
> to recover from this is to initiate a reconstruct.
> -- 
> Manuel Bouyer <>
> --


Greg Oster