rescuing my Lv2 Raid with Grub

Tom H tomh0665 at
Tue Aug 7 13:21:49 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 8:41 AM, oxy <oxyopes at> wrote:

>> What's the output of "set" at the "grub rescue" prompt?
> i did:
>    grub rescue>set prefix=(hd0,msdos1)/boot/grub
>    grub rescue>set root=(hd0,msdos1)
>    grub rescue>insmod normal
>    grub rescue>normal

It should've been "insmod normal.mod" (I think).

> I just booted with the ubu CD and trying to mount the partition home
> in order to make a backup. The mount command replies:
> "mount: unknown filesystem type linux_raid_member"
> How can i mount that?

You have to install mdadm and activate the array before mounting it.

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