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authorDimitri John Ledkov <>2015-11-08 11:48:28 +0000
committerDimitri John Ledkov <>2015-11-08 11:48:28 +0000
commit948fb73b04fa9b0f9a9e81e08040b79b65826a16 (patch)
tree596ca722473e5e56bdd137762ae60723b176c440 /
parent489bea7ee8e1dbecfa517b8415568044ab57c73a (diff)
New upstream release.
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1 files changed, 19 insertions, 12 deletions
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@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
.\" the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
.\" (at your option) any later version.
.\" See file COPYING in distribution for details.
-.TH MDADM 8 "" v3.3.2
+.TH MDADM 8 "" v3.3.4
mdadm \- manage MD devices
.I aka
@@ -214,7 +214,7 @@ to detect and assemble arrays \(em possibly in an
If a device is given before any options, or if the first option is
-and of
+one of
.BR \-\-add ,
.BR \-\-re\-add ,
.BR \-\-add\-spare ,
@@ -267,13 +267,13 @@ the exact meaning of this option in different contexts.
.BR \-c ", " \-\-config=
Specify the config file or directory. Default is to use
-.B /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf
+.B /etc/mdadm.conf
-.BR /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf.d ,
+.BR /etc/mdadm.conf.d ,
or if those are missing then
-.B /etc/mdadm.conf
+.B /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf
-.BR /etc/mdadm.conf.d .
+.BR /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf.d .
If the config file given is
.B "partitions"
then nothing will be read, but
@@ -393,6 +393,13 @@ will be allowed to use 'local' names (i.e. not ending in '_' followed
by a digit string). See below under
.BR "Auto Assembly" .
+The special name "\fBany\fP" can be used as a wild card. If an array
+is created with
+.B --homehost=any
+then the name "\fBany\fP" will be stored in the array and it can be
+assembled in the same way on any host. If an array is assembled with
+this option, then the homehost recorded on the array will be ignored.
.B \-\-prefer=
@@ -1796,9 +1803,9 @@ The config file is only used if explicitly named with
or requested with (a possibly implicit)
.BR \-\-scan .
In the later case,
-.B /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf
.B /etc/mdadm.conf
+.B /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf
is used.
@@ -2196,11 +2203,11 @@ option. Currently only
.B name
is supported.
.B name
option updates the subarray name in the metadata, it may not affect the
device node name or the device node symlink until the subarray is
-re\-assembled. If updating
+re\-assembled. If updating
.B name
would change the UUID of an active subarray this operation is blocked,
and the command will end in an error.
@@ -3092,7 +3099,7 @@ uses this to find arrays when
is given in Misc mode, and to monitor array reconstruction
on Monitor mode.
-.SS /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf (or /etc/mdadm.conf)
+.SS /etc/mdadm.conf
The config file lists which devices may be scanned to see if
they contain MD super block, and gives identifying information
@@ -3100,7 +3107,7 @@ they contain MD super block, and gives identifying information
.BR mdadm.conf (5)
for more details.
-.SS /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf.d (or /etc/mdadm.conf.d)
+.SS /etc/mdadm.conf.d
A directory containing configuration files which are read in lexical