[CentOS] kickstart raid disk partitioning

Roberto Nunnari roberto.nunnari at supsi.ch
Fri Nov 19 06:03:00 EST 2010


John Hodrien ha scritto:
> On Fri, 19 Nov 2010, Roberto Nunnari wrote:
> 
>> Yes, but rsync and cron are there to help.
> 
> But you're just papering over cracks.

Yes, in sight of what you say after, I agree.


> 
>> 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.

And this is a great idea.. I didn't know it was even possible to
mount read-only half of a raid1.

Thank you again!
Robi


> 
>> 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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