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1Subject: ANNOUNCE: mdadm 2.5.1 - A tool for managing Soft RAID under Linux
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3I am pleased to announce the availability of
4 mdadm version 2.5.1
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6It is available at the usual places:
7 http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~neilb/source/mdadm/
8and
9 http://www.{countrycode}.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/raid/mdadm/
10and via git at
11 git://neil.brown.name/git/mdadm
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13mdadm is a tool for creating, managing and monitoring
14device arrays using the "md" driver in Linux, also
15known as Software RAID arrays.
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17Release 2.5.1 adds multiple minor updates including a couple of bugfixes.
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19Changelog Entries:
20 - Various fixes for gcc warnings
21 - uclibc warnings
22 - Makefile improvements for static linking/intalling
23 - Makefile uninstall target
24 - Really fix return status of --examine
25 - Typos
26 - Byteorder stuff (again)
27 - Don't try to create devices with --manage or --grow
28 - allow default metadata (superblock) type to be specified
29 in mdadm.conf
30 - Get --stop to list devices stopped but honour --quiet
31 - remove libssl dependency
32 - Avoid some misdetection of overlapping partitions
33 - Fix memory leak in --monitor mode
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35Development of mdadm is sponsored by
36 SUSE Labs, Novell Inc.
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38NeilBrown 16th June 2006
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