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raidstart [options] [devices] raidstop [options] [devices]

System administration command. Start or stop RAID devices as defined in the RAID configuration file, /etc/raidtab. If option -a (or --all) is used, no devices need to be given; the command will be applied to all the devices defined in the configuration file.


-a, --all

Apply command to all devices defined in the RAID configuration file.

-c file, --configfile file

Use file instead of /etc/raidtab.

-h, --help

Print usage message and exit.

-V, --version

Print version and exit.

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