[CentOS] Replacing SW RAID-1 with SSD RAID-1

Mon Nov 23 15:49:31 UTC 2020
Frank Bures <listfrank1 at gmail.com>

On 11/23/20 10:46 AM, Simon Matter wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I want to replace my hard drives based SW RAID-1 with SSD's.
>> What would be the recommended procedure?  Can I just remove one drive,
>> replace with SSD and rebuild, then repeat with the other drive?
> I suggest to "mdadm --fail" one drive, then "mdadm --remove" it. After
> replacing the drive you can "mdadm --add" it.
> If you boot from the drives you also have to care for the boot loader. I
> guess this depends on how exactly the system is configured.

Thanks, that's what I had in mind.  Of course, I will rebuild grab2 after 
each iteration.



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