[CentOS] md raid 10

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Wed Mar 7 13:28:44 EST 2012


the problem with that is when your boot drive dies your can't boot...with
ubuntu at least if any drive dies i can stilll boot off of the other 3..:)

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Ross Walker <rswwalker at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mar 7, 2012, at 11:02 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 9:49 AM, William Warren
> > <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com> wrote:
> >> well ubuntu allows me to boot from MD RAID10...so there's something they
> >> are doing that allows that to boot.
> >
> > That ubuntu version has probably switched to grub2.  Good luck
> > debugging it when it breaks - it is very different.
>
> Plus it is very handy to have a /boot that is readable/mountable without
> LVM or MDRAID drivers loaded and configured.
>
> /boot is only 256-512MB partition that is read only during boot and
> updated only when there is a new kernel, so it ain't no big thing. Even
> when RH goes to grub2 I think I'll keep this setup by default.
>
> -Ross
>
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