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mdadm+zfs vs mdadm+lvm

This may be a naive question since I'm new to this and I cannot find any results about mdadm+zfs, but after some testing it seems it might work: The use case is a server with RAID6 for some data that ...
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mdadm: Swapping out small hard drives for bigger ones in a RAID5, How to partition?

So I got the gist of swapping out smaller hard drivers for bigger ones in an MDADM RAID5: Fail and remove one drive. mdadm -f /dev/md0 /dev/sdd1 mdadm -r /dev/md0 /dev/sdd1 Shutdown, swap the ...
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How to create partition when growing raid5 with mdadm

I have 4 drives, 2x640GB, and 2x1TB drives. My array is made up of the four 640GB partitions and the beginning of each drive. I want to replace both 640GB with 1TB drives. I understand I need to 1) ...
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mdadm auto grow raid

I have a raid0/1 on lvm logical volumes. I resized the logical volumes. Now I want to resize the raid to use the complete logical volumes. This can be done with mdadm /dev/md? --grow -z newsize ...