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Source code changes of the file "mdadm.8.in" between
mdadm-4.2-rc1.tar.xz and mdadm-4.2-rc2.tar.xz

About: mdadm is a tool for creating, managing and monitoring device arrays using the "md" driver in Linux, also known as Software RAID arrays.

mdadm.8.in  (mdadm-4.2-rc1.tar.xz):mdadm.8.in  (mdadm-4.2-rc2.tar.xz)
.\" -*- nroff -*- .\" -*- nroff -*-
.\" Copyright Neil Brown and others. .\" Copyright Neil Brown and others.
.\" This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify .\" This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
.\" it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by .\" it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
.\" the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or .\" the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
.\" (at your option) any later version. .\" (at your option) any later version.
.\" See file COPYING in distribution for details. .\" See file COPYING in distribution for details.
.TH MDADM 8 "" v4.2-rc1 .TH MDADM 8 "" v4.2-rc2
.SH NAME .SH NAME
mdadm \- manage MD devices mdadm \- manage MD devices
.I aka .I aka
Linux Software RAID Linux Software RAID
.SH SYNOPSIS .SH SYNOPSIS
.BI mdadm " [mode] <raiddevice> [options] <component-devices>" .BI mdadm " [mode] <raiddevice> [options] <component-devices>"
.SH DESCRIPTION .SH DESCRIPTION
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.I homehost .I homehost
prefixed to the start of the given name. prefixed to the start of the given name.
.TP .TP
.BR \-f ", " \-\-force .BR \-f ", " \-\-force
Assemble the array even if the metadata on some devices appears to be Assemble the array even if the metadata on some devices appears to be
out-of-date. If out-of-date. If
.I mdadm .I mdadm
cannot find enough working devices to start the array, but can find cannot find enough working devices to start the array, but can find
some devices that are recorded as having failed, then it will mark some devices that are recorded as having failed, then it will mark
those devices as working so that the array can be started. those devices as working so that the array can be started. This works only for
native. For external metadata it allows to start dirty degraded RAID 4, 5, 6.
An array which requires An array which requires
.B \-\-force .B \-\-force
to be started may contain data corruption. Use it carefully. to be started may contain data corruption. Use it carefully.
.TP .TP
.BR \-R ", " \-\-run .BR \-R ", " \-\-run
Attempt to start the array even if fewer drives were given than were Attempt to start the array even if fewer drives were given than were
present last time the array was active. Normally if not all the present last time the array was active. Normally if not all the
expected drives are found and expected drives are found and
.B \-\-scan .B \-\-scan
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