John Summerfield wrote: > ... >>>> >>>> Can anyone shed any light on this issue? I'm a Red Hat refugee trying >>>> to install Sarge, without much success so far. I posted the message >>>> below on debian-boot without any response. I've also searched the >>>> debian-user archives without result. BTW, i'm not particularly worried about the installer side of things, as long as i can get my mkinitrd working OK. Any thoughts on that? Details included again below... > 4. Install latest Sarge snapshot to standard ATA drive. Set up RAID > devices (md0 = 1 Gb /boot, md1 = 4 Gb swap, md2 = 195 Gb /), rsync ATA > partition to SATA partitions, chroot to target partitions and run LILO. > > This method seems to be on the verge of working, but when i boot > from the /boot partition, it can't mount md2 on /. I can boot from the > SATA /boot and use the ATA /. It seems the md devices aren't started, > and i can't work out how to include them in the initrd. On RH, you > could just specify preload modules on the mkinitrd command line, but > that doesn't seem to be the case here. I added raid1 and md to > /etc/mkinitrd/modules, but that doesn't help. > ... >> How do i do that? I've never run a serial console on a Linux box. > > Try reading the installation documents:-) You mean the ones that only apply to Woody and kernel 2.4? :-) > And man bootparam Mine (Red Hat 9) doesn't say anything about serial consoles. -- Paul <http://paulgear.webhop.net> -- Did you know? Using accepted quoting conventions makes your email easier to understand. Learn how at <http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html>.
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