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How to recover from RAID 5

there are 5 disk-array. i've lost the data of one of them. How can i recover?

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This really belongs on serverfault.

Before you do anything check the status of your backups.

Assuming you have enough working disks in the array to rebuild: replace the faulty disk with another identical one, and perform a rebuild.

Suggest you read: Common mistakes while performing RAID recovery

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