[CentOS] *very* ugly mdadm issue

Tue Sep 2 20:16:17 UTC 2014
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

GKH wrote:
> Hmm, very bad idea to create a file system on the raw disk.
> The swap type partitions know how to handle this well
> but for a partition with data why take the chance that
> something will write the MBR there. That's what happenned
> I bet.
I know how to do this - it *is* how I started. Also, I guess you didn't
read the original post - these are 4TB drives, so no MBR, GPT only.
And my manager has taken a fancy to raw drives; not sure why.