RAID issues

Sam Varshavchik mrsam at
Thu Jul 3 00:11:48 UTC 2008

jeff at writes:

> I've been successfully running RAID1 since the Fedora 7 days on this system. 
> This morning I processed the new "updates" on the system (Fedora 9 x86_64),
> since one of the updates was a new kernel I rebooted the machine (first
> time in about a month which may be a clue to other software updates!)
> At this point the system does not reboot and fails with the RAID partitions. 
> Specifically I get to the point in the bootup "Waiting for driver
> initialization" and then it follows with 
> md: md6 stopped.
> mdadm: no devices found for /dev/md6
> md: md3 stopped.
> mdadm: no devices found for /dev/md3
> trying to resume from /dev/md3

> any suggestions would be appreciated.

Rerun the FC 9 installer, tell it to update your existing Fedora 9 install, 
it won't end up doing anything, but it will reinstall grub, and rebuilt the 

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