[ILUG] On the topic of RAID
colm at stdlib.net
Wed Oct 20 17:21:28 IST 2004
On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 05:12:37PM +0100, Bryan O'Donoghue wrote:
> I recently built an ext3 Linux software RAID array out of two shiny new
> disks and PCI IDE card.
> When I cat /proc/mdstat it says all is good, life is good.
> If I'm lazy and don't properly shutdown the raid box, but instead just
> nuke it via power switch, when I boot the box again and check out
> /proc/mdstat I notice that the *entire* 80 gb is resynching.
> Is this normal ? I suspect not.
It depends on your setup, but usually yes, that's perfectly normal.
Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net
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