• mdadm — Recovering from Drive Failure

    So it happened. I had a drive fail on me. Degrading my RAID 6 media server. Luckily I was notified by mdadm and was able to order a new one from newegg.com and rebuild it.

    I want to walk through the steps I took getting my RAID file system backup and running, starting with the notification I received to my gmail account (which i received on my phone).

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