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Re: [tlug] How to proceed with RAID drive failure [SOLVED]

Josh, Atilla,

Thank you for responding.

gnome-disk-utility for the win!

I got it off the link Josh provided, and it rebuilt my RAID on the new disk on the fly.


Thanks to everyone for the help!

Dave M G

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 10:27 PM, Josh Glover <> wrote:
2011/7/13 Attila Kinali <>:

> That's the one of the two big disadvantages of software RAID

What's the other? Speed?

> There is no automagic reconstruction, because the RAID system does not
> know whether a drive will end up in the RAID or whether it will be
> used for something else.

This is also true of hardware RAID (except for stand-alone storage
boxes) in that you have to add the drive to the RAID in some sort of
BIOS or by using a CLI tool to instruct the controller to use the

Or am I missing something?


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