[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu RAID Management

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Fri Aug 22 23:05:21 BST 2008

On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 09:18:53PM +0100, Chris Rowson wrote:
> I'm configuring a server with software RAID and wondered if any of you
> have any ideas about monitoring the RAID array. Does anyone have any
> ideas about suitable applications for monitoring software RAID status
> under Ubuntu?

I suspect logwatch would notify you of events relating to RAID disk failure.

mdadm is the config tool used to confgure the array, and you'll find the 
current state in /proc/mdstat.


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