[ILUG] On the topic of RAID
niallo at netsoc.ucd.ie
Wed Oct 20 17:57:26 IST 2004
On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 05:12:37PM +0100, Bryan O'Donoghue wrote:
> 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 needs to correct the RAID parity. Running RAID with dirty parity would
be very bad.
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