Re: raidtools2 -> mdadm change: woes and problems
>>>>> "Martin" == Martin Michlmayr <email@example.com> writes:
Martin> * Clemens Schwaighofer <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005-06-21
>> Are there any kind of documents describing how to move from
>> raidtools safely to mdadm without loosing a raid?
On 2 of the systems I have upgraded, I had serious problems with
The documentation said that there was no need for a config file, and I
never used a 2.2 kernel, so the paragraphs starting with "If your RAID
array was created on a 2.2 Linux kernel patched with RAID...." seem
However, after rebooting, the raid devices would renumber themselves
starting from /dev/md0 and up.
This meant the entries in /etc/fstab were now wrong.
I tried starting /dev/md4 manually, but I got /dev/md0 instead.
Eventually, I got /dev/md4 up and running, manually, and the computer
resumed booting. After rebooting the computer, and the same problem
Repeat previous paragraph numerous times with different variations.
I tried assembling the RAID with the --update=super-minor option (as
well as all the other options), but it didn't seem to help.
In the end, I gave up and changed /etc/fstab to the new system.
I no longer have access this machine, the other machine doesn't seem
to have the problem anymore.
How is this meant to work?
Brian May <email@example.com>