[SATLUG] 1st Q? - RAID5 quit working - Cables swapped & retest results

Samuel Leon satlug at net153.net
Wed Aug 19 21:41:23 CDT 2009


David Labens wrote:
> Jeremy, I appreciate your guidance.  However, I don't remember if I
> need to do any kind of formatting on the new drive before I try to add
> it in.  I'm not even getting the drive till tomorrow, so I'm not in
> "mad-rush" mode, but don't want to ask in the heat of the install!
> 
> David Labens

This is the quick way.  Insert the new disk and run:
sfdisk -d /dev/sdb | sfdisk --force /dev/sdc

which will copy the partition layout of sdb onto sdc all in one step.

Sam


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