Problems creating a new RAID array on Debian GNU/Linux Bullseye

A quick entry to remember a problem which I found creating a new RAID array on my Debian box. 1. This is not a problem is just a reminder: when you create a partition in a hard drive with a GPT label you need to setup as partition type 29 (Linux RAID) instead of partition … Continue reading Problems creating a new RAID array on Debian GNU/Linux Bullseye

RAID array migration from CentOS 7 to Debian GNU/Linux 10 (upgrading drives)

After installing Debian GNU/Linux Testing (Bullseye) on my HP Proliant G8 Microserver in a new SSD drive, I have to setup an already created RAID array on my new fresh Linux installation and upgrade disks in that array at the same time, these are the steps which I followed: Scan RAID arrays # mdadm --detail … Continue reading RAID array migration from CentOS 7 to Debian GNU/Linux 10 (upgrading drives)

Fixing time out waiting for LVM2 devices booting CentOS 7

After my last system update I started to experiment troubles in the booting process, my server couldn't to finish the process with any of kernel images installed on CentOS. I checked booting with the rescue image which hadn't problems detecting LVM2 devices but appeared the same time out with RAID device. Fortunately the rescue image … Continue reading Fixing time out waiting for LVM2 devices booting CentOS 7