Using a Software Raid array created with newer mdadm
also sprach Michael Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009.02.12.0108 +0100]:
> I am about to setup a new server with Lenny and want to move an
> existing software RAID array from a box running Arch Linux with
> Kernel 2.6.28 with Mdadm 2.6.8 to the Lenny box and I'm wondering
> if there will be any issues as Lenny has an older kernel and Mdadm
> version than what the array was created with on the Arch box.
I do not see how this could be a problem, unless you've partitioned
the arrays, which is a feature available only since kernel 2.6.28.
Try it. Your data are save either way, that is if md/mdadm cannot
use the arrays, it won't screw them up at least.
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