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text=!!Installing a set of 4 removable disks\

  1. Shut down the PC\
  2. Unlock and remove any removable disks\
  3. insert new disks and lock them in\
  4. Boot the PC. If it hangs then you may need to configure the BIOS. See the notes on this below\
  5. Log on as root, then:\

Re-create the software RAID set\
> mdadm –stop /dev/md0\
> mdadm -C /dev/md0 -n 4 -l 0 /dev/hd[egik]1\
Reformat the RAID disk\
> mke2fs -j -T largefile4 -m 0 /dev/md0\
Make sure the vlbi accound can write to the diskset\ > mount /data/removable\
> chown vlbi:vlbi /data/removable\
> umount /data/removable\
Then from the vlbi account\
> mount /data/removeable

  1. test the new drives from the vlbi account:

> cd /data/removeable
> mkdir test\
> cd test\
Quick test\
> diskspeed\
Check for data rates at or above 600 Mbps. \
\

Configuring the BIOS\\

lbaops/diskinstallandtest.1155878831.txt.gz · Last modified: 2015/12/18 16:38 (external edit)