help with recover data from software raid 1

Avi Greenbury lists at
Tue Aug 2 07:45:47 UTC 2011

Franz Waldmüller wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to recover files from a disk which has been part of a raid1 
> array. I don't want to mount it degraded, as all operations must be
> read only.

Why not just mount it degraded and read-only?

The 'obvious' method, to me, would be to flatten the metadata on sdb2
and just re-add it into the same array, getting back to where you were
before this happened.


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