mdadm bulit with uClibc always fail on '--assemble --scan' (-1 EINVAL (Invalid argument)), the glibc one works.

Natanael Copa natanael.copa at
Fri Mar 16 17:15:15 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Piotr Karbowski
<piotr.karbowski at> wrote:
> On 03/13/2012 05:55 PM, Piotr Karbowski wrote:
>> [cut]
> I just tested version 2.6.9 which is included in buildroot - the same issue.
> However I bulit the 2.6.9 with dietlibc and it does work which suggest that
> the problem lays deep inside uclibc.

We have not had any issues with mdadm on Alpine Linux. We had issues
due to a bug in mdadm a year ago or so but that was not related uclibc
at all. I use mdadm on my work desktop and various servers. Both x86
and x86_64.

Is your uclibc configured with large file support?

Natanael Copa

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