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Re: [Xen-users] domU -->Failure: failed to start /dev/md1

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  • From: Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2007 19:21:08 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Sat, 01 Sep 2007 12:21:42 -0700
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On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 08:46:23PM +0200, Frank wrote:
> I don't understand this boot error from the domU:
> Begin: Assembling MD array /dev/md1 ...
> md: md1 stopped.
> mdadm: no devices found for /dev/md1
> Failure: failed to start /dev/md1

Why does your domU try to assemble a software RAID at all if..

> disk    = [ 'file:/vd/domains/xen-etch/disk.img,sda1,w', 
> file:/vd/domains/xen-etch/swap.img,sda2,w' ]

..it only has one block device?

Is this a showstopper for you or does it carry on to boot normally?

Do you have an /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf in the domU?

Does your domU have mdadm set to run and assemble arrays?


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