Re: installer, software raid and grub
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Milos Negovanovic
> Ive just performed squeeze install on a server with 2 drives
> configured in RAID1. I followed closely installer messages and I don't
> remember seeing GRUB being installed on /dev/sdb. For a split second
> there was a message saying something about GRUB being installed on
> /dev/sda ... and thats it. Basically if / is on software raid (linux md
> raid) does installer install GRUB on all available hard drives? Do I
> need to install GRUB manually on /dev/sdb? Idea is that if one of the
> drives fail I can still use this system, which includes being able to
> boot from either of the drives.
In my experience, it isn't installed on both by default (although I'm
sure that someone'll tell us both that you have that option with an
expert install) and you have to install it manually on sdb.