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Re: Install and RAID

On Sat, Jan 27, 2001 at 02:49:51AM +0100, Russell Coker wrote:

> Software RAID has it's own system of labels which allows you to swap disks 
> around and preserve /dev/md0 /dev/md3 etc.  So you can mount /dev/md0 instead 
> of mounting the label and achieve all the benefits you would have achieved 
> from mounting by label.

That's right (and it even works in the "mounting the root filesystem"

However, it doesn't help in the problem discussed here, namely "what
happens if debian installs the system onto a set of degraded RAID
partitions, and the user switches (knowingly or unknowingly) to a kernel
that doesn't support software RAID)".

Andreas Trottmann <andreas.trottmann@werft22.com>

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