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mdassemble - assemble MD devices
Linux Software Raid.
is a tiny program that can be used to assemble MD devices inside an
initial ramdisk (initrd) or initramfs, it is meant to replace the in-kernel
automatic raid detection and activation.
It can be built statically and linked against lightweight libc alternatives, like
has the same effect as invoking
mdadm --assemble --scan.
There are no options to
The config file lists which devices may be scanned to see if
they contain MD super block, and gives identifying information
(e.g. UUID) about known MD arrays. See
for more details.
supports all configuration parameters defined in
with the exception of
which is supported only if mdadm was built with the
- SEE ALSO
linux.jgfs.net manual pages