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Re: Software raid on alpha

On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 11:22:59PM +0100, Simon Brown wrote:
> On 21/09/08 20:47:07, Simon Brown wrote:
> > I've managed to acquire some unwanted SCSI drives and would like to
> > re-install my XP1000 in a software Raid5 setup. I've been playing 
> > with the lenny beta2 net inst CD and can't seem to find the mdadm 
> > software raid option. Has anyone else done this who could point the 
> > way?
> I've got there. The problem it seems is that the partman tool uses bsd 
> disklabels by default and until you change to a DOS disk label the 
> option for SW raid does not appear in the menu.

It does this because SRM can't boot from a disk that uses DOS partition

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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