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Re: Preseeded RAIDed installs again

On Sat, Aug 26, 2006 at 05:36:10PM +0200, David Härdeman wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 26, 2006 at 11:46:54AM +0100, Simon Huggins wrote:
> >On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 11:56:06PM +0200, David Härdeman wrote:
> >>I was kinda hoping that I'd be able to finish that so that I'd be able to 
> >>give input on how the partman-auto-raid stuff could be hooked into the UI 
> >>as well so it not only allows preseeding but also manual action.
> >Interesting.  What would you hope to achieve this way though?  There is
> >already a RAID interface via the menus.
> A RAID option in the partman-auto menu was what I was referring to. 
> However, I realise that it would require much more work than just 
> hooking it up (like integration with partman-auto-lvm) so it would 
> probably be wise to postpone that feature for now.


> >On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 02:50:47PM +0200, David Härdeman wrote:
> >>One comment and one question so far:
> >>partman-auto-raid/init.d/initial_auto_raid seems to contain a copy of
> >>confirm_changes() from partman-base/definitions.sh
> >Quite probably.  Do you mean I should try and source that then?  I
> >took a copy so I was working with something static that wouldn't
> >change under me.
> Yeah, I think you should source it, it would reduce the size of 
> initial_auto_raid by two thirds.

Yup, makes sense.  Tested and committed.

> >I see that as additional work on top of what I've already written
> >though; I think it's useful as is or I wouldn't have written it but I'm
> >open to suggestions and at least one of the server configs I install
> >Debian on requires some RAIDed partitions and then LVM on one of the
> >RAIDed partitions.
> >
> >Let me know what you think needs to be done before this can go in.
> It's a pretty low amount of code and it doesn't touch anything else, I
> think it could go in (with the duplicate confirm_changes() fixed). We
> can always work on further integration post-Etch.

> In the end it's not my decision though, it's FJP's (and perhaps joeyh's 
> while acting as interim RM), I only looked at the code :)

Sure, thanks for looking though.

Did anyone else look? (does anyone else care? ;))


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