Re: grub-pc mdadm root
Tom H <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 4:08 PM, Marc Auslander <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I'm still having no luck booting an mdadm 1.2 root.
>> grub2 works - I get into the boot kernel and initram. But when it
>> comes to mount the real kernel, I fall into initramfs shell with a
>> message that the kernel can't be found. And it can't, because the
>> raid root device hasn't been assembled. (No raid devices exist in
>> I can assemble it in initramfs shell using mdadm, so all the stuff is there.
>> So I really need to see any grub.cfg stanza that actually works -
>> mostly to see what vmlinuz parameters are needed.
> It think that it's your initrd that needs some attention...
> Anyway, from a wheezy install:
Thanks for the help.
That's essentially what my grub stanza does. I've run
update-initramfs. So I don't know what "attention" my initrd needs at
As I reported - all the code and mdadm.conf are in it. In the initrd
shell, if I assemble my root raid disk and exit, the boot completes
This is squeeze - is it possible that the newer kernel has code to
Is there some other "option" or setting which causes it to assemble early?
Also, are you using md version 1.2 raid.