[plug] Software raid issue - moving a raid set to a new system

Carl Gherardi carl.gherardi at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 14:17:03 WST 2007

On Nov 29, 2007 12:59 PM, Matt Kemner <zombie at penguincare.com.au> wrote:
> Hi Carl
> > I've got a mirrored device md0 which on system A is sda1 + sdb1, and
> > the OS disk is hda1,2,5
> >
> > When I move that mirror set to system B (with a SCSI OS disk) I was
> > hoping that placing the drives as sdb and sdc would be autodetected.
> >
> > The result was the detection of sdb1(system A's sda1) as half the
> > mirror, and not detecting the other half in sdc1.
> Are the partitions set to type fd (raid auto detect) and is the RAID
> support built into your kernel? (as opposed to a module)

Looks like the partitions weren't set to type FD, managed to check
everything but that.

Hail Mary - Anyone _safely_ switched the partition type on a disk from 83 to FD?

Carl G

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