[CentOS] Manual Paritioning with fdisk

Tue Apr 12 03:34:40 UTC 2005
Paul <subsolar at subsolar.org>

On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 23:19 -0400, Gerald Waugh wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 21:14 -0500, Paul wrote:
> > > I read while searching for this problem that RHEL3 won't
> > > boot from a RAID partition, is that true of RHEL4 / CentOS4?
> > 
> > I believe so ... I usually make a 100MB /boot partition on the first
> > drive and a similar sized /boot2 partition on the second drive and once
> > things are up & running and use dd to copy the boot loader on the second
> > drive and copy the files from /boot to /boot2 every time I update the
> > kernel.
> Looks like your correct, if I make a small partition on each drive and
> format it ext3, then make the rest of the partitions RAID it works OK.
> That disk druid is a mess, when trying to partition two drives. It keeps
> moving the dam partitions around. for example I partition hda like I
> want then make hdc1 to match hda1, then try to make another partition to
> match hda2, it will change the first partition to hdc2 and make the new
> one hdc1...

That's why I tell it to put the partition on a specific drive ... it
would be nice if you selected a particular drive then it would default
to putting the partition on that drive.


> Gerald
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