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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 00:38:54 EDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 11:31 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

Signoff on a RAID 1 setup using the mdadm hook.


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