[mythtv-users] Linux software raid question
myth at robinhill.me.uk
Sat Jun 7 12:57:05 UTC 2008
On Sat Jun 07, 2008 at 08:47:56AM -0400, Richard Freeman wrote:
> Stef Coene wrote:
> > /boot is the only thing that needs on a raid 1. Bootloader grub can
> > read /boot, load the kernel and the initrd and start the boot process.
> > Once the kernel is loaded, all modules are loaded to access the other
> > raid/lvm partitions.
> Agreed - I pointed this out later in my post. However, if you don't use
> an initrd then your root must be raid1 as well. I've never bothered
> with an initrd - I suppose they aren't that hard to set up...
If you build the RAID methods into the kernel (rather than using
modules) and use version 0.9 superblocks and 0xfd partition types
(allowing the kernel to auto-assemble the RAID partitions) then the root
partition can also be RAIDed without using initrd.
( ' } | Robin Hill <myth at robinhill.me.uk> |
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