Subject: Re: raidframe recovery
To: Greg Oster <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Patrick Welche <email@example.com>
Date: 10/04/2004 20:52:01
On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 01:38:42PM -0600, Greg Oster wrote:
> Oh...... This is 2.0E from May 5, and support for 'absent' didn't
> happen until May 22, 2004.
Our emails must have crossed :-)
> If you go back to your original /etc/raid0.conf with wd1a, and make
> sure wd1a (as a physical component) doesn't exist, then 'raidctl -C'
> should configure the set for you. When you do 'raidctl -s', you
> should see wd1a listed, but marked as failed. (you need to make sure
> wd1a doesn't exist, as otherwise it will be considered the 'master'
> here, and you'll end up reading from it instead of from wd2a!)
Much happier :-)
# raidctl -s raid0
/dev/wd1a status is: failed. Skipping label.
Component label for /dev/wd2a:
Row: 0, Column: 1, Num Rows: 1, Num Columns: 2
Version: 2, Serial Number: 35710, Mod Counter: 273
Clean: No, Status: 0
sectPerSU: 128, SUsPerPU: 1, SUsPerRU: 1
Queue size: 100, blocksize: 512, numBlocks: 490234624
RAID Level: 1
Root partition: No
Last configured as: raid0
Parity status: DIRTY
Reconstruction is 100% complete.
Parity Re-write is 100% complete.
Copyback is 100% complete.
Now to make a backup ;)
How can I pop a new wd1 back in? disklabel it, but then how can I get past
the loop I was in before?