[CentOS] Centos 6 / Kickstart Using degraded mdadm RAID1

Sat Jun 16 06:34:28 UTC 2012
Emmanuel Noobadmin <centos.admin at gmail.com>

On 6/10/12, Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 10:09:28PM +0800, Emmanuel Noobadmin wrote:
>> #raid / --fstype=ext4 --level=1 --device=md0 raid.253001 raid.253065
> Maybe try
>   raid / --fstype=ext4 --level=1 --device=md0 --useexisting
> Or
>   raid / --fstype=ext4 --device=md0 --useexisting
>> is I can't figure how to kickstart to the point where the mds arrays
>> are created successfully.
>> The command works in shell but somehow in the kickstart process, the
>> created array disappears after ananconda does the "Examining storage
>> device" thing.
> Why don't you post the necessary fragments of your ks.cfg file and the
> relevant log messages?  At least that way anyone following along won't
> re-tread your failed paths :-)

Thanks again for your suggestion, I finally got a chance to try it and
wondered why I didn't see the --useexisting option before.

However, now Anaconda complains about partitions required. Fortunately
with that additional information, it seems that this is a bug so I
don't have to keep banging my head on it.