Installing on RAID with Ubiquity [was: Proposal to drop Ubuntu alternate CDs for 12.10]

Robie Basak robie.basak at
Tue Aug 28 10:17:31 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 08:42:26AM +0100, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
> On 28/08/12 06:38, Martin Pitt wrote:
> >  * After that, booting fails because the generated grub configuration
> >    hardcodes /dev/md0p1, but initramfs/kernel create it as /dev/md127p1. 
> >    It would be nice if grub/Ubiquity used UUIDs for the root partition
> >    as usual; in the initramfs /dev/disks/by-uuid/... exists just fine.
> > 
> Why mdadm started to generate md127 instead of md0, I don't know. And
> it's a bug I should look into.

This sounds like this bug: a race between udev workers and mdadm:

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