[arch-dev-public] [signoff] mdadm-2.6.9-1

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 00:31:38 EDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 3:07 AM, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/10651
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/9122
> both states raid is broken for more complex setups.
> According to my earlier mail about assembling raid arrays i wrote a new hook
> and install file.
> It uses mdassemble.static from mdadm tarball which is smaller than
> mdadm.static and does the assembling job and loading of the needed raid
> module.
> How does it work:
> - If a an array is defined on users system /etc/mdadm.conf, the file will be
>  added to initramfs and used for the assembling things.
> - If no array was defined it falls back to commandline assembling and a
>  madm.conf file will be created on the fly during bootup.
>  Old command line syntax wasn't changed, uuid support is added
>  (eg. md=0,0900878d:f95f6057:c39a36e9:55efa61b)
> Last Fix:
> -fixed booting from partitionable raid, by loading md_mod before assembling.
> Passed Tests:
> - Tested normal raid 1 setup with and without mdadm.conf modified.
> - Tested raid1 partitionable raid with extended and without extended
> partition.
> - Tested uuid assembling from commandline
> I think this is ready to move to core, please signoff.
> greetings
> tpowa
> --

Signoff x86_64: RAID5 with modified mdadm.conf


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