Re: /boot on md0, / on md1
On Sat, Apr 08, 2006 at 05:24:42PM +0200, Jonathan Matthews-Levine wrote:
> Evening, all
> [Please do forgive me if this is the wrong forum to ask this question.]
> I'm attempting to install etch beta 2 and my initial, "do it all as
> completely as possible" disk partitioning scheme resulted in (a) the
> installer complaining and (b) a non-booting system.
> Before I carry on and build the system up from a simpler scheme,
> however, I thought I'd check that what I'm attempting is neither
> unsupported nor currently broken. I'm aware of the.first beta 2
> erratum, and that it might be the cause of my problem (b).
> So, please could I ask this of any knowledgeable persons here present
> - are the following two partitioning schemes achieveable
> 1) hda and hdc are both 80 gig Maxtors
> hda1 and hdc1: RAID1 physical volumes, backing md0 (256 Mb)
> hda2 and hdc2: RAID1 physical volumes, backing md1 (10Gb+)
> md0: /boot
> md1: /
So your questions boil down to
Can /boot on a software RAID1 meta device ?
Can / on a software RAID1 meta device ?
> 2) Same as #1, except that md1 is specified as being an LVM physical
> volume (for /, /var, /usr, etc.)
> Should either, or both, of these schemes work?
> Many thanks,
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