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md arrays can be partitioned just like other block devices (2.6)

This is useful for...

See the -a|--auto option in the mdadm man page for full details.

Simply create your array like this:

 mdadm --create /dev/media ... --auto p4

which tells mdadm to automatically create 4 partitions (it defaults to 5).

and mdadm will create:


for you.

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