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mdassemble - Unix, Linux Command
mdassemble - assemble MD devices
aka Linux Software Raid.
mdassemble is a tiny program that can be used to assemble MD devices inside an
initial ramdisk (initrd) or initramfs, it is meant to replace the in-kernel
automatic raid detection and activation.
It can be built statically and linked against lightweight libc alternatives, like
dietlibc, klibc or
mdassemble has the same effect as invoking
mdadm --assemble --scan.
There are no options to
The config file lists which devices may be scanned to see if
they contain MD super block, and gives identifying information
(e.g. UUID) about known MD arrays. See
for more details.
mdassemble supports all configuration parameters defined in
mdadm.conf with the exception of
auto= which is supported only if mdadm was built with the