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

Piotr Karbowski piotr.karbowski at
Fri Mar 16 17:33:39 UTC 2012

On 03/16/2012 06:15 PM, Natanael Copa wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 2:55 PM, Piotr Karbowski
> <piotr.karbowski at>  wrote:
> 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?

Indeed it is. Can you check the 'mdadm --assemble --scan' on initramfs 
level? Or maybe can you provide me a 32bit static mdadm so I can test in 
my vm if it fail or not. Seems like the binary does work when running on 
'regular' system, with udev running.

-- Piotr.

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