[ale] morning RAID problems.
JohnC at LGEFCU.org
Mon Feb 9 09:17:30 EST 2004
:) I meant /dev/hde1 and /dev/hdf1
Dev Boot Start End Blocks ID System
/dev/hde1 * 1 116358 58644400+ 83 Linux
/dev/hdf1 * 1 116358 58644400+ 83 Linux
In actuality, /dev/hde is a new 60GB drive. /dev/hdf1 is a 50 or 55 GB
drive (don't remember how it got that odd size but it's a few years old.)
From: Robert L. Harris [mailto:Robert.L.Harris at rdlg.net]
Sent: Monday, February 09, 2004 9:05 AM
To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
Subject: Re: [ale] morning RAID problems.
/dev/hde and /dev/hdf? not /dev/hde1 and /dev/hdf1 or another
what does a "fdisk -l /dev/hde" give you?
Thus spake John Cole (JohnC at LGEFCU.org):
> Howdy all!
> I thought I had setup my RAID1 in software like I had read from this list
> and also from the LDP.
> Now, when I reboot, it has the following error:
> Searching for Module Dependencies:
> Starting up RAID devices: /dev/md1: Invalid Argument
> /dev/md1 is not a RAID0 or LINEAR array
> *** An error occured during the RAID startup.
> It then asks me to enter the root password for maintenance mode or press
> Ctrl-D for normal startup. Pressing Ctrl-D reboots me.
> Here's what I've done so far:
> I had in /etc/fstab
> LABEL=/var/logs /var/logs ext3 .....
> I had commented out that line before reboot and added:
> /dev/md1 /var/logs ext2 ....
> I have since rem'd the /dev/md1 line and made the LABEL= line active
> I also have a /etc/raidtab file setup that says /dev/md1 is a raid level 1
> with 2 disks and /dev/hde is disk 0, /dev/hdf is disk1. I even was able
> synch the drives last week (before I rebooted).
> Do I need to remove this file? I also used mdadm to create/configure/etc
> the RAID array.
> Any ideas on how to fix?
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