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SubjectRe: RAID-5 design bug (or misfeature)

> > At that point your stripes *are*
> > inconsistent. If it didn't mark them as failed then you wouldn't know it
> > was corrupted after a power restore. You can then clean it fsck it,
> > restore it,
> > use mdadm as appropriate to restore the volume and check it.
> I can't because mdadm is on that volume ... I solved it by booting from
> floppy and editing raid superblocks with disk hexeditor but not every user
> wants to do it; there should be at least kernel boot parameter for
> it.

Well, you should not use hexedit... just boot from rescue cd and run
mdadd from it. No need to pollute kernel with that one.

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