RAID Gone Wild - One Array Split Into Two

Alex Kirk alex at
Sun Mar 1 17:22:19 PST 2009

>> Does anyone have a clue how I can fix this, preferably while  
>> retaining my data? I could wipe the box if necessary, but I'd
>> really prefer not to, as that would be a huge pain in the butt.
>> Thanks,
>> Alex Kirk
>    I would begin by going into the raid BIOS at bootup to see what  
> containers are now configured. If everything is hosed up in there  
> the OS isn't going to be able to fix anything.
>   - Jamie

Sorry, should have already gone over this.

The RAID BIOS is terrible - my options are "Create Array", "Delete  
Array", "Reset Disk States", and "Exit". It shows only the one array,  
but all four disks show as Offline Member in red there. I'm just  
concerned that if I reset the array or delete it, the state table (or  
whatever other magic is involved in making RAID work) will get hosed  
up and the data will be unrecoverable.


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