Re: Soft Raid5 Problems
> if you do have your raid intact... and just a dead disk
> than you can take that disk out and add a new one
> -- if you were manually able to recreate /dev/md0
> -- backup all your data now to some other disks
> -- on your lan
> -- than continue fixing your raid box
> raidhotremove /dev/md0 /dev/hdc1
> -- power down your system ...
> -- swap out the bad disks ( /dev/hdc )
> -- put the new replacement disk in
> -- power up as normal...
> -- note that it will be running in degraded mode...
> -- keep an eye on /proc/mdstat for "resync status"
> when its done with its housekeeping... i'd add
> the replacement disks ...
> raidhotadd /dev/md0 /dev/sdc1
> - watch it resync again...
> and i'd power down and back up one ore time for good measure
Thank you very much, very detailed help, only one question remaining:
as i am able to format "dead" disk under the running os -> is there a
way try to sync manually ? or how can i check the dead disk, if it is
really dead ?
As i don't want to buy new disks as long as i am not quite sure if it is
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