Confused about RAID on initial install
carl at personnelware.com
Fri Mar 10 15:54:42 UTC 2006
John Lyon wrote:
> My box has three drives - an 80GB IDE I'd planned on using as file storage,
> and two 9GB SCSI drives I'd planned on setting up with software RAID, and
> using for the OS.
> Except - it appears I can't both use RAID, and configure the SCSI drives for
> the root file system.
What you can't do is have /boot on a raid volume. grub doesn't support it.
What you can do is trick it, but not using the installer. What you end up with:
grub on a normal partition that gets used for raid1 once the OS boots.
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