Re: md: can not impport hdb1, has active inodes!
On 3 Mar 2004 at 2:11, Maarten J H van den Berg wrote:
> Hope it's not too obvious, but...
> Did you also actually _run_ lilo ?
> Is fstab on /dev/md0 edited to reflect the new mountpoints ?
No it's not too obvious and maybe I need to work through all the
options again and document what went wrong each time but I did try to
run lilo on each: some ran without complaint but didn't solve the
problem, and some resulted in lilo complaining something along the
lines that it was using the current boot device and that device x (a
numeric representatiion, sorry, didn't note it) wasn't a device in
which it could write its stuff.
> Not that it helps you here, but I followed the procedure -albeit not
> from the same howto- multiple times with many machines. It _should_
Well, it encourages me!
>  I used a howto by the name of Boot+root+raid+llilo. Maybe see if
> there are any obvious differences between the two procedures /
Yes, found that. Mostly the differences are that the one I worked
from uses mdadm and that one uses raidtools2 but I thought they said
the same things really and I couldn't get either approach: mdadm or
raidtools/raidtab, to work for me.
One thing: I asssume that mdrecoveryd isn't holding an inode active?
I _think_ I've failed just as totally after killing mdrecoveryd but
can't vouch for having done that every time.
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