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Re: Anybody able to get root on raid ?

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 03:26:02PM +0100, Franco Tassone wrote:
> > Try both - I am interested if my patch works as we could incorporate
> > into the mainstream kernel.
> Hi Florian,
> installed a 2.4.16 kernel with your patch and it didn't autorun the array.
> Moreover I had to change the followind line in your patch:

Did you set the partition table entry type to 0xfd ? 

> +      md_autodetect_dev(MKDEV(hd->major,*current_minor));
> The compiler doen't like this line, I changed like this:
> +      md_autodetect_dev(MKDEV(hd->major,current_minor));


> Now I'm trying to user a dos disklabel on my Indigo2, but I do have a
> concern: how can I install the kernel image via dvhtool ? The dvhtool
> doesn't find any volume header when I try to install the kernel:
> dvhtool -d /dev/sda --unix-to-vh /boot/vmlinux
> Bad magic
> dvh_open: Bad volume header
> Can't open Disk Volume Header

You can't boot from dos partitioned disks.

Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
                        Heisenberg may have been here.

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