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How to parse and process Linux Software RAID events

It is an interesting thing to know how to parse and process Linux Software RAID events.
It is also beneficial as you can automatically take appropriate action immediately after a certain event occurs.

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How to replace failed software RAID device

I had an unexpected incident last week as one of the hard disks in my server failed.
This device was a part of a software RAID mirror, which created an opportunity to describe the whole process.

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How to clear up pending resync on RAID array

I have already wrote a couple of posts about software RAID setup and recovery. Today I will briefly describe how to switch array to read-write state and begin resync process.

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How to configure software RAID1 during installation process

Recently I needed to setup software RAID1 during Debian installation process. As it turned out, this process was simpler then I initially expected. I will shortly describe it here using screen-shots captured during initial tests.

How to mount software RAID1 member using mdadm

Just a moment ago I connected my old hard drive and realized that it was a RAID member.