[mythtv-users] OT Help: mdadm segfault

Steve MacLaren scram69 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 23:16:53 UTC 2007


On 9/17/07, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Because /dev/md0 no loger exists, any attempts I have made to mount or
> > diagnose the status of the raid5 array have been futile.  Does anyone
> with
> > software raid experience have any suggestions on how I could go about
> > recovering the data on the array?  What would cause mdadm to segfault?
> >
> I have never seen mdadm segfault. I assume it is segfaulting when you
> are trying to diagnose the problem as well.  Have you tried running it
> from a livecd?
>
> John
>
> Unfortunately, I don't get very far trying to diagnose with mdadm - it
simply complains that /dev/md0 does not exist whether booted from the live
CD or not...

fdisk -l says that the raid drives are "Linux raid autodetect"; I'm assuming
that the md error message I'm seeing on boot has somehting to do with this
"autodetect" feature failing...
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