Re: mdadm doing strange things
On 19/06/10 23:54, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
The new system I had just built used the Nouveau driver for my Geforce
graphics chip, and that in combination with standard settings for
Hauppage Nova T 500, was stuttering and then locking up when watching TV
with Mythtv. The symptoms were that the Nova T stuff was was failing
Alan Chandler put forth on 6/19/2010 1:20 PM:
I have a server with a pair of raided (RAID1) disks using partition 1,2
and 4 as /boot root and and and lvm volume respectively. The two disks
are /dev/sda and /dev/sdb. They have just replaced two smaller disks
where the root partiton was NOT a raid device - it was just /dev/sda2
although there was a raided boot partition in the first partition.
Hardware only supports 2 sata channels.
I wanted to revert to root partition to the same state as one I just
took out, so I failed and removed sdb
_why_? This doesn't make any sense.
The old system was built with proprietary NVidia Driver and maybe (I
can't remember) built from source Nova T stuff. That had worked
perfectly for the last 6 months or so with no locking up.
The (supposed) quickest way to try it was to revert to that system. But
the disks I had taken out where too small for the other jobs I need this
box to do so it was a question of copying the fully configured system over.