Re: raid support in install cds
Robert Varga <email@example.com> writes:
> - is there an easy way to create an installer cd with a kernel
> containing the 0.90 raid patches and the necessary files from raidtools2
Not easy, no. It should be possible ifyou get the boot-floppies
package and muck with the source.
> - is there a way to replace the kernel which is going to be installed by
> the installer (to one containing raid0.90 patches and raid1 compiled into
> the kernel)?
Sure, see the install manual for a sketchy discussion of this. Better
yet, replace the kernel-image and pcmcia modules packages in 'local'
or 'Incoming' areas.
> - is there a way to manually carry out everything the installer does when
> I mount a filesystem in the menu?
> If this is possible then could you please tell me how to do it, or give
> me an url at which I can find information regarding how to do it?
Use the source. No easy way, unfortunately, yet. Someone here may
have patches; I don't.
> All it is needed to install debian directly onto root-raid with manual
> help is this, since creating the raid arrays can be carried out manually,
> and fstab and lilo.conf can be modified manually as well.
Then why not just install normally to a non-raid root, and then
install the raid tools from that base system and go from there?
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>