dmraid questions

Heinz Mauelshagen mauelshagen at
Tue Jul 13 22:12:01 UTC 2004

On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 02:34:49PM -0400, René-Pierre Lehmann wrote:
> Heinz Mauelshagen said:
> >> * I have two ext3 partitions on that array, how can I access them now ?
> >
> > You should have /dev/mapper/hpt37x_eaaajjcij_pX devnodes where X is
> > the respective number of your partition unless you activated with option
> > -p.
> > Try "ls /dev/mapper/hpt*" or "dmsetup ls|grep '^hpt'" to list them.
> Actually I don't have those devnodes.


> fdisk or parted aren't able to read
> the partition table either; so I guess dmraid made it wrong.
> By the way, what does the '(-)' near 'msdos' in the output from 'dmraid
> -l' mean ? ('msdos  : (-) MSDOS partitions on SW RAIDs').

Just a char I forgot to change to '+' before I released ;)

> If you want more information about my raid array, just ask me.
> Hope this helps,

Of course. Please send me the first 20K of each involved drive and
the drive sizes in sectors in a bzip2'ed tarball for further investigation.


> -- 
> Rene


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