On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 12:33:19AM -0900, Ethan Benson wrote: > On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 09:53:16AM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote: > > On Feb 20, Ethan Benson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > > >> Please apply this patch. Without it it's not possible to use yaboot on a > > >> system with a mirrored /. > > >correct, yaboot 1 does not support raid. > > With this trivial change it will, and I'm using it on a RAID system. > > I have many years experience as the upstream maintainer of yaboot, ive > seen many `trivial changes' break it in obscure ways. im rejecting > the patch and giving Warren my explicit disrecommendation. 1.x is > maintained in strict critical fix only (much like debian stable, so i > expect you will understand and agree), adding features does not qualify. > > RAID is not supported and won't be until yaboot2, help with yaboot2 if > you want that sooner. I am really tempted to apply that patch, it seems so trivial, despite the fact Ethan is very reluctant to do so. :( I will first test it on a G5 with 2 harddisks in RAID-1 and see if it works... However, other non-linear RAID personalities will not work for sure. Cheers, -- ((__,-"""-,__)) Aurélien GÉRÔME .---. `--)~ ~(--` Free Software Developer / \ .-'( )`-. Unix Sys & Net Admin \.@-@./ `~~`@) (@`~~` /`\_/`\ | | .''`. // _ \\ | | : :' : | \ )|_ (8___8) `. `'` /`\_`> <_/ \ `---` `- \__/'---'\__/ BOFH excuse #356: the daemons! the daemons! the terrible daemons!
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