Sunday, February 28, 2016

How To - Swapping Hard Drives in A Raid

This is kind of a how to for changing a failed hard drive in a RAID 5 array.

Ian Campbell's Hotswapping a Failed RAID device

1) Mark the device as a failed RAID device.

2) Remove it from the array.

3) Tell the kernel to delete the device.

4) Physically swap the hard drives.

5) Add the new disk to the array.


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