mix raid/lvm in preseeding

Luke Yelavich luke.yelavich at canonical.com
Mon Dec 15 04:30:41 GMT 2008

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 03:09:27PM EST, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> > /me wants to put /boot on its own raid1 md device and then chuck the
> > rest of the available disk space of the disks into another raid1 md
> > device and then use that as the pv of a vg and then carve up that vg
> > into swap, /, /var and so on.
> All of this is totally doable, however, a warning with /boot. Although
> you can do this, you MUST be running GRUB version 2 or newer, otherwise
> you'll have to use LILO, which means you'll lose usplash, among other
> things. If you still want GRUB, then /boot will need to be on a native
> ext2/ext3 partition.

At least on intrepid, on my server now, this is not entirely true. I have /boot sitting on a Linux RAID1 partition, and grub seems to read from it just fine. The version of grub in Intrepid is not version 2 either.

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