md: restore ability of spare drives to spin down.
Some time ago we stopped the clean/active metadata updates from being written to a 'spare' device in most cases so that it could spin down and say spun down. Device failure/removal etc are still recorded on spares. However commit 51d5668c broke this 50% of the time, depending on whether the event count is even or odd. The change log entry said: This means that the alignment between 'odd/even' and 'clean/dirty' might take a little longer to attain, how ever the code makes no attempt to create that alignment, so it could take arbitrarily long. So when we find that clean/dirty is not aligned with odd/even, force a second metadata-update immediately. There are already cases where a second metadata-update is needed immediately (e.g. when a device fails during the metadata update). We just piggy-back on that. Reported-by: Joe Bryant <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
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