Creating a software RAID on Ubuntu/Debian

Creating a software raid of disks is quite easy in Ubuntu, I will assume the disks are attached (physically or virtually) to the guest operating system. Currently Ubuntu supports the following raid levels: RAID level 0 RAID level 1 RAID level 2 RAID level 3 RAID level 4 RAID level 5 RAID level 6 RAID level… Read more »

“This is a RAID status update from mpt-statusd” in Debian 6

I am getting mails sent to root on a fresh install of Debian 6 constantly telling me about RAID status changes, which is odd since the guest isn’t sitting on RAID 5 storage. “This is a RAID status update from mpt-statusd.  The mpt-status program reports that one of the RAIDs changed state:”  The root casue… Read more »