[ale] update on my RAID problems from yesterday.

Jonathan Glass jonathan.glass at ibb.gatech.edu
Tue Feb 10 10:27:03 EST 2004

I thought you had to toggle the partition type to software raid inside
fdisk /dev/hdf
"t" for toggle
"1" for partition number
"l" to list valid partition types
"fd" for linux software raid auto

Jonathan G.

On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 08:41, John Cole wrote:
> Howdy all!
> Well, I renamed raidtab and also added the raid array info to
> /etc/mdadm.conf.
> I tried doing 'mdadm -A /dev/md1 /dev/hde1 /dev/hdf1'.
> It responds that /dev/hdf1 has no RAID superblock, and then Assembly
> aborted.
> How do I create a RAID superblock on /dev/hdf1?
> Thanks,
> John Cole, TICSA
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