[CentOS] CentOS 6.2 software raid 10 with LVM - Need help with degraded drive and only one MBR

Robert Spangler mlists at zoominternet.net
Sat Mar 3 01:34:19 EST 2012


On Saturday 03 March 2012 00:35, the following was written:

>  I escalated to the DC manager and this is what he replied:
>
>  "I'm sorry your having a hard time with software raid on your server and
>  our install process. From what I remember talking with out techs long
>  ago about this is, that when using raid10 and software raid, the
>  bootloader cannot be installed on the software raid partition and has to
>  be on a single drive. I am not 100% sure on this, and will confirm with
>  my tech later tonight and to see what can be done to correct your issue."

Do not let them tell you that you cannot boot from a software raid.  I do it 
here all the time.  The /boot has to be on a raid1 setup to boot.  Everything 
else can be on a whatever raid you choose.

Bottom line is if they caused you downtime then you should be compensated for 
it.


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Regards
Robert

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