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Re: debian 6.0.4 grub installation failed.

On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 2:15 AM, Muhammad Yousuf Khan <sirtcp@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 10:17 PM, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 08 May 2012 16:02:10 +0500, Muhammad Yousuf Khan wrote:
>>> i just bought 2TBx2 Harddrives and a computer for making it a
>>> centralized archiving server. moving forward everything went well but
>>> during the installation in RAID creating i noticed that i could not
>>> change the "boot flag " to "on"  it was off and i hit several enters but
>>> it stays off. so i just continued with off. now when installation
>>> completed . setup stops at grup installation and throw an error
>>> "grub-install /dev/sda failed its a fatal error "
>> The error (at least the "message" because the underlying problem can be
>> of a different nature) is documented here:
>> http://wiki.debian.org/GrubRecover
>> Check if the suggested steps help (take care of adjusting the commands
>> for your GRUB version).
>> Besides, if you are using raid 1 don't forget installing GRUB in both
>> disks which are part of the array so the system can be automatically
>> booted in the event one of them go down.
> ok i used the parted command by "mklabel gpt" i created the partition
> but i want it to be linux raid. please help me to convert it to raid
> since i can not find option in parted to make it a "fd" linux raid
> type nor i can find anything related to this topic on google. and
> fdisk is not supporting the GPT . so i am stuck kindly help!

Please bottom post.

You don't need to set your partitions to "linux raid" because the
default metadata for squeeze doesn't need it.

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