Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 514103
mdadm can create a mdadm.conf that it cannot itself handle
Last modified: 2009-12-18 04:38:55 EST
Description of problem:
When using mdadm to generate a mdadm.conf file (by doing mdadm --detail --scan > /etc/mdadm.conf), mdadm displays raid sets with metadata 1.2 as "metadata=1.02".
This metadata version is invalid, and so when that mdadm.conf file is used, mdadm continually complains with:
mdadm: metadata format 1.02 unknown, ignored.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a raid set with metadata version 1.2 (--metadata=1.2).
2. Generate a mdadm.conf using mdadm --detail --scan > /etc/mdadm.conf
3. Use any mdadm command and see the warning
The metadata value output from --detail --scan is set to 1.02, which is not a valid value.
The metadata value output from --detail --scan should be set to 1.2.
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