[CentOS] Growing RAID5 on CentOS 4.6

Jussi Hirvi greenspot at greenspot.fi
Fri Aug 22 17:41:25 UTC 2008


>> What happens, if you add
>> --size=max

Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org> escribio (22.8.2008 20:27)
> % mdadm --grow --raid-devices=5 --size=max /dev/md3
> mdadm: can change at most one of size, raiddisks, and layout
> 
> "--size=max" is for use when a failed disk is replaced with a bigger one.

Ok. I haven't done raid5 - this as a disclaimer.

How about simply
    % mdadm --grow /dev/md3

What do you get with
    % mdadm --detail /dev/md3
?

- Jussi

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