Subject: Re: RAID disk failure
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: Caffeinate The World <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/27/2001 08:53:00
speaking of RAID, is it possible to install a RAID on a fresh system
from the install disk? The reason I ask is it's possible to put your
boot hd in a RAID, it would only make sense to do this at the
--- Jukka Marin <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 27, 2001 at 02:19:11PM +0200, Jukka Marin wrote:
> > Well, I got a 80 GB disk to get RAID fully up again. I plan to
> move to
> > 80 GB disks later (to replace the other IBM before it dies).
> > How do I reconstruct my RAID1 system? raid0 consisted of /dev/wd4e
> > /dev/wd5e and then /dev/wd4e failed. After replacing /dev/wd4e and
> > disklabeling it, I ended up with
> > root@kyyhky ~ # raidctl -s raid0
> > Components:
> > component0: failed
> > /dev/wd5e: optimal
> > No spares.
> > component0 status is: failed. Skipping label.
> > If I try to 'raidctl -R /dev/wd4e raid0' as suggested by the
> raidctl manpage,
> > I get
> > raidctl: /dev/wd4e is not a component of this device
> I did 'raidctl -a /dev/wd4e raid0' and 'raidctl -F component0 raid0'
> and then 'shutdown -r now' and this time, my raid0 came up as healthy
> ever. Don't know what was the problem - maybe I'm not allowed to
> a system with raid? (Is 'shutdown' safer?)
> Now, maybe I should get some 80 GB Seagate Barracudas for a larger
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