Recovering from a RAID failure.

Bill Moran wmoran at
Wed May 21 07:44:21 PDT 2003

Trent Nelson wrote:
>     Long story short; had a RAID array, disks failed in such a way that
>     the config info was lost.  I know that one disk is still good, and
>     as it was a mirrored set, I'm sure the data on it is still good.
>     However, with ar0 dying, so did my disklabel/fdisk information.
>     If I can recreate (from memory) the appropriate disklabel/fdisk info
>     for the disk that's still good (ad6), I should be able to access ev-
>     erything as per normal (i.e. mount file systems again), shouldn't I?

Yes.  As long as you get it exact.

Hope you have backups.

Out of curiosity: what kind of array?  Hardware?  What brand?

Bill Moran
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