Ouch! I was in trouble. As reported, I’d set up everything as per the documentation provided, but something just kept on going wrong! First I got the error saying that the device I wanted to mount onto /raid1 wasn’t ready and then when I did a check on the RAID status with:
I kept getting reports on md127! I wanted md0! After much searching and trial and error, I found this post and after following YesWeCan’s suggestions, it worked like a charm. I removed the name parameter from the mdadm.conf and ran the update-intramfs –u command. That appears to have sorted out the issue!
To bed for me now. I’ll finish the rest of the config tomorrow.