[CentOS] Re: raid1 custom initrd and yum

Tue Apr 1 16:04:17 UTC 2008
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

on 3-31-2008 10:45 PM Sam Beam spake the following:
> OK sorry to hammer the list but one more question - having almost got the 
> drives mirrored and happy - since I have created a custom initrd that has the 
> raid1 drivers in it, do I now have to tell yum to ignore kernel updates? Will 
> the stock kernel render me unbootable?
> Actually I am not 100% sure the initrd I created 
> # mkinitrd -f --preload=raid1 /mnt/tmp/initrd-`uname -r`.img `uname -r`
> is even being used, because lsmod still lists a raid1 module. Wouldn't it 
> be "embedded" in the running kernel and thus not in the module list?
> either way I am a little confused and this is important ;)
> best regards and thanks to all for the help,
> Sam
mkinitrd should see what modules are currently loaded and add those to the new 

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