raid 0 with 3 drives doesn't work

Heinz Mauelshagen mauelshagen at
Thu Apr 21 08:13:54 UTC 2005

On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 09:45:47PM -0700, ben morse wrote:
> I already emaild this to Heinz, but I can't get raid 0 to work on my 
> machine with 3 devices.  It works just fine with 2, but not with 3.   
> When I setup 3 devices, the stride gets read totally wrong, and I get 
> the error:
> ERROR: dos: reading /dev/mapper/nvidia_bhddebdb[Device or resource busy]
> So I don't know, it seems like this would be a simple fix, but I don't 
> much about C, so just letting you know.  Thanks for the awesome program.
> -ben


I had another stride size related report this week and fixed a related bug
which is likely to address your issue as well.
Will get another dmraid release with that fix out next week.

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