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From: Bill Davidsen <>
To: Patrick Ale <>
Cc: linux-kernel <>
Subject: Re: [PROBLEM] Can't start MD devices by using /dev/disk/by-id
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 19:37:49 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Patrick Ale wrote:
> Hi chaps,
> I just came home, rebooted my box to git8 and *gasp* a problem :)
> I can't start my MD devices anymore by defining /dev/disk/by-id/*
> devices in /etc/mdadm.conf.
> When I do a: mdadm --assemble /dev/md/1 it tells me "No devices found
> for /dev/md/1"
> When I edit the file /etc/mdadm.conf and change the /dev/disk/by-id/*
> to whatever the symbolic links points to in the /dev directory, it
> does work.
Just out of curiosity, why did you do this in such a manual way instead 
of just using the UUID? I would think every time you replace a failed 
drive you would have to go edit the files all over again.

Bill Davidsen <>
   "We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from
the machinations of the wicked."  - from Slashdot

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-14  0:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-13 21:51 Patrick Ale
2007-02-14  0:37 ` Bill Davidsen [this message]
2007-02-14  7:28   ` Patrick Ale

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