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Old 09-14-2013, 07:48 PM   #1
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Software RAID..

Hello ..

I have a centos 6 system installed with a software RAID1 .. then after a couple of years I realized I made a mistake cause I need the space on the other hard drive..

is there a way to disable software raid for good without having to reinstall the system?? cause I can't afford to format and start over cause I have so many softwares and modules and stuff installed..

any help would be really appreciated..

Old 09-15-2013, 03:09 AM   #2
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Well, you could degrade your raid 1 to a single disk by removing the disk you want to use... not exactly what you asked but it'd work. "Remove" as in mdadm not physically
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it's an internet server .. and I need the space on the other drive for the websites..

any help??
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This might help.
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For the most part mostlyharmless may have the easy answer. I have some computers that have drives that have gone bad and just left them until we get some maint time.

It has been a very long time but I feel sure I read how to undo it for good.


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