Contributed by johan on from the meta-not-PETA dept.
As the new code is not compatible with the old metadata format users are advised to backup their data and recreate their softraid volumes. When booting a kernel with the new code it will no longer assemble softraid volumes created prior to this change.
Please read on for Marco's notes...
Oops forgot to mention the biggest help I got. djm had the great idea of immutable portions of metadata and helped me a lot writing down the new format. Thanks mate :-)
and here's the commit message.
As usual, please continue testing snapshots and -current, and send feedback to the developers.
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