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This one tripped me up so I hope this helps you. Moving the binlog, relaylog or even the data itself to another drive or folder is really easy as long as you know the secret.
By default, Ubuntu and some other versions of Linux will stop the boot process and prompt you to take action if a degraded RAID is found. On an interactive system, this is fine but on a system that is often unattended this is a problem because it will prevent booting.
There are a couple ways to renew an IP address using the Linux command line.
Normally, you only need to set the hostname when you first install Linux. But perhaps a poor name was chosen or an error was made during the install and you need to change it. Well a couple simple file edits will do the trick.