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debian install on software raid

Does Debian have or plan to provide a method to install directly onto a
RAID device?  I know it's possible to do a regular install and then "fix
it up" by playing around with the raidtab "failed-disk" directive, so
that your disk partitions get mirrored, and then update your lilo.conf
to use the /dev/mdX devices (so all your partitions, including / and /boot
are mirrored).  However, this process is time-consuming and error-prone.

The Software-RAID HOWTO says that only Redhat had some kind of method
for installing directly onto raid, but that HOWTO is dated Jan 2000, so
perhaps things have changed?

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