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Old 08-13-2003, 04:13 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2003
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Distribution: slackware 8 to 9
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problem in replacing hardisk raid5 array

hello iam running slackware 9 and have 4 hd all ide drive,i create a disk array "raid5" hdb1,hdc1,hdd1 then to test it i run raidstop and raidstart...seem are all working i try to simulate a hardisk failure.i try to run a command:
#raidsetfaulty /dev/hdd1
#lsraid -a /dev/md0
the status of hdd1 failed then:
#raidhotremove /dev/md0 /dev/hdd1
#lsraid -a /dev/md0
now there is no hdd1 anymore status missing
i try replacing it with a new hardisk then i run:
#raidhotadd /dev/md0 /dev/hdd1
and nothing happened and no recovery has done???
i try to reboot but the same no hdd1 in the array went i run
cat /proc/mdstat.... it say "3/2" only 2 device in array and one is missing (hdd1). iam so the manual it seem to easy to replace a hardisk in array,i followed step by step but it didnt work .what seem to be my mistake??? iam so confuse pls help me

Last edited by slack66; 08-13-2003 at 04:25 AM.


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