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Re: experimenting with dmraid - disk status



On Thu, 2011-04-28 at 09:30 -0400, Sandra Escandor wrote:
> Hello,
> 
>  
> 
> I was doing a bit of experimenting with dmraid. What I have done is to
> create a raid0+1 array, and then physically pull one of the disks out.
> I then use the command “dmraid –n” to look at the metadata on the
> member disks. I notice that the member disk listed by the output that
> has the specific serial number of the disk that I pulled, whose status
> I expect to be different from the other disks listed, still has the
> same status as the other still physically plugged in. (i.e
> disk[0].status: 0x53a is shown for all of the disks, even the one that
> I pulled out). Is this normal?

Yes, unless it's isw format, where a plugin exists to update the
metadata.

Heinz

> 
>  
> 
> The following is the output of “dmraid –V”:
> 
> dmraid version: 1.0.0.rc16 (2009.09.16) shared
> 
> dmraid library version:  1.0.0.rc16 (2009.09.16) 
> 
> device-mapper version: 4.13.0
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks for clarifying,
> 
> Sandra 
> 
> 
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