[CentOS] kickstart raid disk partitioning

John Hodrien J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk
Fri Nov 19 05:52:51 EST 2010


On Fri, 19 Nov 2010, Roberto Nunnari wrote:

> Yes, but rsync and cron are there to help.

But you're just papering over cracks.

> In any case, I just realized it's not only initramdisk that
> has to to understand and use software raid, but even
> before that there's grub (or lilo.. anybody out there still use lilo
> nodays?).. I suppose even legacy grub can boot from raid partition
> otherwise, CentOS4's grub would not even boot.

But you can freely mount read-only half of a raid1 set so grub doesn't have to
understand RAID.  You have to install grub on both disks, but that's it.

> I hope that will give me two drives partitioned in exactly
> the same way. This would be to me the greatest gain over
> my solution.

Yes, you should definitely be able to do that.

jh


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