The mdadm package contains administration tools for software RAID.
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 platform.
Download (HTTP): http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/raid/mdadm/mdadm-3.3.2.tar.xz
Download MD5 sum: 44698d351501cac6a89072dc877eb220
Download size: 402 KB
Estimated disk space required: 8.3 MB
Estimated build time: less than 0.1 SBU
User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/mdadm
Enable the following options in the kernel configuration and recompile the kernel, if necessary. Only the RAID types desired are required.
Device Drivers ---> [*] Multiple devices driver support (RAID and LVM) ---> [CONFIG_MD] <*> RAID support [CONFIG_BLK_DEV_MD] [*] Autodetect RAID arrays during kernel boot [CONFIG_MD_AUTODETECT] <*/M> Linear (append) mode [CONFIG_MD_LINEAR] <*/M> RAID-0 (striping) mode [CONFIG_MD_RAID0] <*/M> RAID-1 (mirroring) mode [CONFIG_MD_RAID1] <*/M> RAID-10 (mirrored striping) mode [CONFIG_MD_RAID10] <*/M> RAID-4/RAID-5/RAID-6 mode [CONFIG_MD_RAID456]
First, fix a problem inroduced by gcc-4.9.0:
sed -i 's/Wall -Werror/Wall/' Makefile
Install mdadm by running the following commands:
If you wish to run the tests, ensure that your kernel supports RAID
and that a version of mdadm is not already running, and issue:
make test and then,
root user: ./test
Now, as the
make everything: This target creates
extra programs, particularly a statically-linked version of
mdadm and also
versions of mdassemble. These all need to be
Last updated on 2015-02-20 20:02:49 +0000