Bug#369861: confusing output when trying to run an incomplete array

martin f krafft madduck at debian.org
Sat Sep 29 19:18:25 UTC 2007


Neil sez:
>  I fail to understand the problem. I admit that the second error
>  message could be better - It is asking the kernel to start the
>  array, and the kernel says 'no'.  Look in kernel logs to
>  understand why.

Well, yes. It would be nice if the second error

  mdadm: failed to RUN_ARRAY /dev/md0: Input/output error

could just say what the real cause was, instead of expecting the
user to go to the kernel logs.

I'll leave this open for now and hope you might get around to it.

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