On 09/04/2014 01:35 PM, Les Mikesell wrote: > On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 9:59 AM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote: >> .. (The 1.2 superblock >> goes 4K in from the first sector; prior to 1.1 the superblock went to the >> last sector of the drive). > Does that mean autodetection/assembly would be possible with 1.2 but > not 1.1? I've always considered that to be one of the best features > of software raid. Don't know. Try it and let us know..... > >> Of course, ext4 at least for block group 0 skips the first 1k bytes..... > How does this mesh with the ability to mount a RAID1 member as a > normal non-raid partition? I've done that for data recovery but > never knew if it was safe to write that way. > Good question; try it and let us know. I have never tried it.