Today I learned about mdadm


This post originally appeared on the Annexe.

mdadm is a tool for managing Linux Software RAID arrays.

It can create, assemble, report on, and monitor arrays.

It can also move spares between raid arrays when needed.

It can be found at or any of the mirrors.

There is a git repository at or git://

FAQ and other documentation can be found at

It can also slice, and dice. Except the opposite.

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