[plug] Recovering a raid setup after a new install

Carl Gherardi carl.gherardi at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 14:57:46 WST 2007

On 1/16/07, nigel <nigel at dubh.id.au> wrote
> He usually uses webmin but it dosn't see any raid arrays.
> He says there are 2 files - /dev/md0 and /dev/md1 - under /dev.
> If he tries to mount them he gets the following;
> #mount -t ext3 /dev/md1 /storage/
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/md1,
> missing codepage or other error
> I don't know anything about raid. Is there a quick fix for this
> or do I need to read the docs and find out how to setup/run raid?
> Any pointers will be appreciated.

You need to define what the drives md0 and md1 represent.

Last time I did this under Radhat I (dont trust me on this!) enter the
correct drive setup defs into /etc/raidsomething.conf and reboot and
the raid services startup "Just Works" (tm)

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