Question about Fedora 6 with RAID 1

Heinz Mauelshagen mauelshagen at
Tue Jun 5 13:11:29 UTC 2007

On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 05:05:43PM -0300, Julian Magnone wrote:
> We recently installed Fedora 6 in a E6400 Core 2 Duo processor with ASUS
> P5N-E SLI Motherboard, 4Gb RAM and 2x320Gb. HD.
> We've configured the BIOS to use the RAID 1 capabilities.
> After Fedora 6 was installed, the system crashed after reporting HDD read
> and write problems in one of the disks.
> We want to know if:
> 1) is this the expected behavior or the system should automatically recover
> from a failure on one of the disks?

It doesn't yet. We need to add support so that it will.

> 2) exists any command to disconnect one of the disk from the array or this
> should be only by the BIOS configuration?

Yes, Make the BIOS resync the failed drive.

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