On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 10:06:12AM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Bryan O'Donoghue thought:
>> Perhaps I'll just do the dirty and backup my raid array elsewhere.
One option there is to
1. disconnect one of the raid drives
2. Create a new raid 1 array on the second drive (mark one as missing)
3. mount the new raid array and make a filesystem on it.
4. reconnect the first drive and mount it directly as ext3
5. Copy data from the ext3 disk to the new raid array
6. unmount the first drive and incorporate it into the raid 1 array
That should have a proper raid 1 array working though the backup idea is
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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