[Tfug] And another one down
Timothy D. Lenz
tlenz at vorgon.com
Mon Sep 16 13:57:36 MST 2013
I haven't gotten any response to these questions from the raid list yet.
Hoping for some feedback by the time the drive arrives so I don't end up
making a bigger mess.
On 9/13/2013 5:02 PM, Timothy D. Lenz wrote:
> Posted this in the raid group as well. Here is a summery and my
> questions about getting the new drive in.
> I currently have 4 500Gb drives. sda/b are mirrored with 3 arrays:
> md0 is boot, os, and some misc stuff.
> md1 is swap
> md2 is data.
> sdc/d is one mirrored array, md3
> sdc is failing. SMART is now reporting ~150 bad sectors but mdadm hasn't
> kicked it out yet. I have a Hitachi 0A39289 Ultrastar A7K2000 on order.
> I am hoping that it is not short changed on size compaired to the 2
> segates or it won't have enough space. But I want it to be mirrored into
> all 4 arrays basicly becoming a 3rd mirror for md0/1/2 and one of 2 for
> md3. At some point I want to get a second 1TB and get it down to just
> the 2 drives. Then I can remove md3 and expand md2.
> What I'd like to do is after removing sdc, move sda/b down one on the
> motherboard connectors so that the new drive is sda. There is at least 1
> file I know needs to be updated for grub:
> (fd0) /dev/fd0
> (hd0) /dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3500413AS_Z3T69GCE
> (hd1) /dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3500418AS_5VMJ49P1
> (hd2) /dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3500320AS_9QM35MY5
> (hd3) /dev/disk/by-id/ata-ST3500820AS_9QM6V6JF
> To fix that my notes have "grub-install --recheck /dev/sda" from the
> last drive replacement I did. I'm guessing I need something a bit
> different to update all the drive locations? Maybe:
> "grub-install --recheck all"?
> But I don't need to do anything for:
> menu.lst: http://pastebin.com/7WWHajsc
> What about /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf:
> # mdadm.conf
> # Please refer to mdadm.conf(5) for information about this file.
> # by default, scan all partitions (/proc/partitions) for MD superblocks.
> # alternatively, specify devices to scan, using wildcards if desired.
> DEVICE partitions
> # auto-create devices with Debian standard permissions
> CREATE owner=root group=disk mode=0660 auto=yes
> # automatically tag new arrays as belonging to the local system
> HOMEHOST <system>
> # instruct the monitoring daemon where to send mail alerts
> MAILADDR tlenz at vorgon.com
> # definitions of existing MD arrays
> # ARRAY /dev/md0 level=raid1 num-devices=2
> # ARRAY /dev/md1 level=raid1 num-devices=2
> # ARRAY /dev/md2 level=raid1 num-devices=2
> # ARRAY /dev/md3 level=raid1 num-devices=2
> ARRAY /dev/md0 UUID=e4926be6:8d6f08e5:0ab6b006:621c4ec0
> ARRAY /dev/md1 UUID=eac96451:66efa3ab:0ab6b006:621c4ec0
> ARRAY /dev/md2 UUID=934b5d12:5f83677f:0ab6b006:621c4ec0
> ARRAY /dev/md3 UUID=47b3c905:5121e149:0ab6b006:621c4ec0
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