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mdadm device not created at boot

On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 05:11:53PM -0500, Matthew Kowalski wrote:
> Happy New Year BLU!
> I recently setup a software raid 1on ubuntu 7 but every time I reboot
> I have to run the mknod command to create /dev/md0 before mdadm can
> see the device.  Once I run the command I can use mdadm to assemble
> the array and then mount it.   I've setup software raids on ubuntu 9
> and never even had to use the mknod command.  Any ideas?

I would guess that you need to rebuild your initrd with mdadm
support. Look for a command like update-initrd or
update-initramfs. Check the man pages. 


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