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Bug#616723: Add support for bitmap option of md device

07.03.2011 01:00, Pierre Bernhardt wrote:
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: whishlist
> Tags: d-i
> Latest debian installer on Squeeze Iso disk debian-6.0.0-amd64-BD-1.iso used to
> install new computer.
> At the level of creating md devices it is not possible to add an bitmap as I can
> do with --bitmap=internal. Please add (for me internal is good enough ;-).

MD bitmap can trivially be done later... FWIW.

md configuration is quite complex nowadays, and some things
(various options for different layouts like r10 near and far
copies, chunk size, algorithm for r5 etc) are more important
than bitmap, because these can't be changed after the array
has been created (or requires rebuilding (reshaping) the


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