[clug] raid question

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Wed Feb 19 21:07:22 MST 2014

I see Brett,

No, the disks have one partition that covers the whole disk (so only 2048 sectors at
the start are "outside").


# parted /dev/sdi <<<'unit s print quit'
GNU Parted 3.1
Using /dev/sdi
Welcome to GNU Parted! Type 'help' to view a list of commands.
(parted) unit s print quit
Model: ATA WDC WD4001FAEX-0 (scsi)
Disk /dev/sdi: 7814037168s
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: gpt
Disk Flags:

Number  Start  End          Size         File system  Name  Flags
  1      2048s  7814035455s  7814033408s

On 02/20/14 14:53, Brett Worth wrote:
> On 20/02/14 13:44, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
>> Brett,
>> I could be clearer: the smartctl and the dd were done on /dev/sdi, not the raid.
> I was actually asking about the dd being done from sdi1 rather than sdi which your
> original email mentions.  My thinking was that the mdraid was raiding the partitions which
> as you point out are smaller than the entire device.  So could the error be outside the
> partition range?  If a dd from sdi1 doesn't error then that is the case.
> Brett

Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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