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Old 08-13-2005, 04:08 PM   #1
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Is it safe to run fsck on an unmounted RAID device ( i.e. /dev/md0 )? If not, how to your run an consistency check on a RAID array?

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Old 08-13-2005, 04:22 PM   #2
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I'd probably have to say do it on the devices themselves, mount each drive read-only and run fsck by those means, not on the raid device.


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