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Old 03-17-2008, 11:19 AM   #1
mikeburns33
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Uninstall (deactivate) a Software RAID1


How do I uninstall/deactivate a Software RAID1 that was setup during the installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.1 on an IBM P5 Server?

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Mike

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Old 03-17-2008, 11:43 AM   #2
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mdadm --manage /dev/mdfoo --fail /dev/sdfoo
mdadm --manage /dev/mdfoo --remove /dev/sdfoo
mdadm --manage --stop /dev/mdfoo



mdadm --zero-superblock /dev/mdfoo
mdadm --manage --zero-superblock /dev/hdX
mdadm --manage --zero-superblock /dev/hdX


And finally, change partitions' IDs to something different from FD
(Linux RAID Autodetect). Just use fdisk, cfdisk, or whatever.
 
  


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