[CentOS] Bare drive RAID question, was RE: *very* ugly mdadm issue [Solved, badly]

Fri Sep 5 23:22:45 UTC 2014
Keith Keller <kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us>

On 2014-09-05, Bob Marcan <bob.marcan at gmail.com> wrote:
> When the disk dies, the replacement disk must be exactly the same size.
> Been there, done that.
> I allways make partition few GB smaller than the physical size.
> It's not always possible to get the same type of the replacement disk.

I thought that newer versions of md could accomodate small size
differences (just as hardware RAID controllers can).  I know I have an
md array with at least two different drive models (though IIRC all from
the same manufacturer).


kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us