Re: RAID5 (mdadm) array hosed after grow operation
On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 04:44:11 +1100, "Alex Samad" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 07:45:24PM -0800, email@example.com
> > I wonder if that would have helped with the larger drives. Too late:)
> > The smaller drives shouldn't have been bad. All I did to them was fail
> once you fail them they are marked as failed, plus if you did them one
> by one they would have different event id and be out of sync :(
Hmm, I've already recreated the array with the larger drives and
the filesystem from backups, but I think I will try your --assume-clean
on the smaller drives to see if I can recover them. Could be a useful
little thing to have some practice with.
Thanks for the info. Bit by bit it's helping me to understand how md
works (and how to interpret the man page:)
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