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Re: Installing Debian Stable with Software RAID

On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 12:30:15AM -0400, Jeremy Brown wrote:
> Jeremy Brown wrote:
> >I'm relatively new to Debian, but am considering installing it on 
> >several new servers I'm setting up.  At least one of the servers will 
> >need its root partition stored on a software RAID volume though, and a 
> >casual glance at both the Debian stable and testing installers seems 
> >to indicate that they do not support the creation of a software RAID 
> >volumes for use as the root install partition (well, at all 
> >really)...although it does look like testing's installer has LVM support.
> >
> >Is there a general procedure to follow for installing Debian on a 
> >software RAID volume?  Is this something that's even possible right now?
> Just pinging this thread, since I haven't seen a response yet.
> Does anyone have any pointers on getting software RAID working in 
> Debian, preferably pre-install?  Can it be done at all?

Very current daily builds of the sarge debian-installer (not beta4)
support software RAID.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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