[CentOS] *very* ugly mdadm issue

Tue Sep 2 18:14:00 UTC 2014
Warren Young <warren at etr-usa.com>

On 9/2/2014 12:05, Keith Keller wrote:
> On 2014-09-02, Warren Young <warren at etr-usa.com> wrote:
>> On 8/29/2014 14:26, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>> Note that we did this on *raw*, unpartitioned drives (not my idea).
>> Nothing wrong with that, particularly with big "midden" volumes like
>> this one.
> Indeed--hardware RAID controllers don't partition their drives before
> creating their arrays.

It also has the side benefit that you don't have to worry about 4K 
partition alignment.  Starting with 0 means you're always aligned.