I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server that has gotten totally out of sync with the kernal upgrades. So far, none of the apt-get package commands will clean up the system. I have decided to blow the system away and start with a fresh install.
My main question has to do with the Samba server. If I keep the RAID intact, and therefore my Samba data stores, /srv/samba/share/xxx, when I reinstall the O/S and Samba, will Samba be able to see my shared volumes as before?