Re: Need help recovering RAID array after admin error

From: Peter T. Breuer (
Date: Mon Dec 09 2002 - 08:31:58 EST

In article <> you wrote:
> Software RAID-5 does indeed protect against a disk failure.

Don't worry about it. Remake the whole array with mkraid --force
--dangerous-no-resync. Then mark the really failed disk or its
replacement as faulty with raidsetfaulty. Then take it out with
raidhotremove, then put it back wit raidhotadd. It'll be resynced
from the oter two.

> Software RAID-5 doesn't protect against removing the wrong disk
> from the array after a disk failure. :(

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