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I've created a RAID device using mdadm. It's /dev/md0 and I've successfully formatted and mounted it at /media/raid. I created an /etc/fstab entry for /dev/md0, but md0 is gone when I reboot. Upon rebooting, it's mounted at /media/(home dir name) and then the UUID as a folder! I can't change permissions because it's "mounted", but if I unmount it the folder is gone.

How is it recognizing my raid and mounting it without using /etc/fstab? If I can find that, I can solve the problem.

I want to change it to non-superuser read/write.

TIA

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You probably need to run this:

mdadm --detail --scan >> /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf
update-initramfs -u

This makes sure that the RAID device is assembled while booting and is always /dev/md0.

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