There is a Boot-RAID Howto and later kernels do support starting RAID root filesystems, but other than that, it's usually easier to set it up the "old fashioned" way where you fire them up after boot's completed... At least that's the way I've done it. YMMV. On Thu, Jun 01, 2000 at 09:34:28AM -0500, Jens B. Jorgensen wrote: > This is a bigger issue than you surmise. RAID collections are activated after the > system boots because information about the RAID set has to be fed to the RAID > drivers. It's possible someone has devised a way of feeding this information to the > kernel at boot time. These problems can be alleviated by a hardware raid controller. > > Jay Kelly wrote: > > > Hello Group, > > I want to setup my potato to run a raid(mirror everything. I have a drive I > > took out of a win nt machine thats formated as ntfs. Once I install it in > > the linux box what will I need to do to get it running? I have never > > installed a second drive in Linux. How will I format it? Will I need to > > compile the kernel again? > > Thanks -- Nate Duehr <firstname.lastname@example.org> GPG Key fingerprint = DCAF 2B9D CC9B 96FA 7A6D AAF4 2D61 77C5 7ECE C1D2 Public Key available upon request, or at wwwkeys.pgp.net and others.
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