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Re: alpha raid?

Tom Vier <tmv@comcast.net> writes:

> On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 12:17:33PM +0800, James Andrewartha wrote:
>> I recall having a problem with BSD disklabels not having support for the 
>> required partition types. Since you're moving from Tru64, your disks are 
>> almost certainly using BSD disklabels, so you'll need to drop to a command 
>> prompt and relabel them with PC labels. I think parted is the best tool to 
>> use for this, but fdisk might work as well.
> I posted a patch a couple years ago that added that type to the bsd
> disklabel partition code (calls the raid autodetect funct). It was rejected
> by alan cox cuz no one knew if digital unix uses FD.
> If can find it, if anyone wants it. It would probably need some work for
> 2.6, but that should be easy.

Irelevant since Debian kernels don't use kernel autodetect
anyway. Only works if raid is compiled in, not as module.


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