[CentOS] Raid 5 Q
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Nov 16 17:23:46 UTC 2012
on 11/16/2012 9:02 AM Phil Savoie spake the following:
> I have a raid 5 built on an opensuse box that I just reinstalled Centos
> 6.3 on. Is it possible to rebuild the raid 5 array non-destructively?
> I have googled on this and have found using mdadm --scan --assemble
> <list of fd devices>. Will this do it? I sure wouldn't want to lose my
> data on the array if possible.
> thank you,
It could be possible, but I think I would rather try to back it up with some
sort of recovery system first... If the data is VERY critical, I would clone
the drives with DD first just to make sure...
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