Bug#351183: [Yaird-devel] Bug#351183: another vote for mdadm
dr at jones.dk
Tue May 30 13:45:53 UTC 2006
On Mon, 29 May 2006 17:46:10 -0700 Brendan Cully wrote:
> My box lost one of its raid 5 drives the other day. When I rebooted, I
> found that I couldn't mount my root filesystem because of that missing
> drive, even though it should have happily assembled in degraded
> mode. I had to boot from a rescue disk and reassemble the drive from
> there (which took hours).
> It would have been much more friendly of the initrd to allow the md
> device to assemble in degraded mode. I don't think it would be any
> less safe either.
> So I vote heartily to add --run to the yaird mdadm template. Patch
> attached for your convenience.
Ok. I agree it makes sense. Will add this today!
* Jonas Smedegaard - idealist og Internet-arkitekt
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