I have an Nvidia motherboard used to RAID 1 (mirror) two 250GB drives. It normally shows me a screen that indicates the status of the array is "healthy" during boot.
Now, I just rebooted and the status was "degraded." Obviously something is wrong, but what does that specifically mean? Is one or both of the drives failing (the array isn't dead yet, I can still access my files on it) or is something else going on?
Also, instead of one mirrored array being displayed in the array manager, it is now showing two mirrored arrays, each with one drive.
I do have another array that appears as healthy.
Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!
UPDATE: I actually found the solution elsewhere. Somebody else had a similar problem where essentially two broken arrays had been created out of one for no obvious reason. It was fixed by blowing away one of them and then adding that drive back to the other array and rebuilding it.