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Bug#282588: RAID-Installation failed

debbug2@danisch.de wrote:
> I just installed a machine with the most recent installation 
> floppy set (continuing with ftp.de.debian.org as the online
> debian mirror).
> I was quite happy to see that the installer supports the 
> configuration of software RAID devices from the first installation and 
> made use of it. But then the auto-installed 2.4 kernel did not boot
> because it did not know how to treat RAID partitions. RAID is
> obviously not compiled into the kernel. Since at this stage of
> installation it is not possible to modify the ramdisk, I had to 
> completely restart the installation.
> Therefore I propose one of three solutions:
> - Print a warning that the system can't boot from RAID with 
>   this kernel
> - Have the maintainer of the kernel packages compile them with 
>   RAID built in
> - Include the raid modules in the initial ramdisk.

AFAIK raid is fully supported by the initrd installed by the installer.
At least I've put root on raid several times and it worked for me. I
think we need more details about how it didn't work for you.

see shy jo

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