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

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Mon Mar 30 03:07:18 EDT 2009

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 

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 
- Tested uuid assembling from commandline

I think this is ready to move to core, please signoff.
Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org

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