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[ale] raidtools

Don't forget to set your partition types to auto-raid.

On 2/27/08, Christopher Fowler <cfowler at outpostsentinel.com> wrote:
> I've found this link and I'm following it so I can figure out mdadm
> equivalents for raidtools :(
> http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/pub/a/linux/2002/12/05/RAID.html
> I've ran into a problem on auto detection.  I've created the raid with
> mdadm --create ... I reboot and the raid is not autodetected.  the
> kernel says "Autodetecting RAID arrays." and then finds nothing.  I have
> to manually execute mdadm -A /dev/md0 /dev/hda1 /dev/hdb1 to get it
> to see them.
> I do have md and raid1 compiled as a drive (not module) in the kernel.
> What I've been doing is creating a boot CD that will boot a small system
> that creates a raid, formats it, loads a tarball into it, installs grub,
> and then finish.  I also use this same CD as a restore platform.  The
> older version that uses 2.6.10 will autodetect fine on boot.  It uses
> raidtools for creation, etc.
> Chris
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