Subject: Re: Raid out of space?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg Oster <email@example.com>
Date: 02/06/2001 10:41:50
> > I notice an inconsistency here, is this the cause of the problem? What
> > needs to be done to correct it? Will we lose raid?
> no but it's big inconsistency and problem to start raid partition from
> offset 0 as raid disklabels could overwrite disk's disklabels.
Starting a RAID partition from offset 0 is fine*. The component labels
are stored where they won't stomp on a disklabel, even if the RAID partition
starts at 0.
[* hp300's are a special case here... but you typically want to leave
a cylinder on those machines anyway..]