Can grub be installed on a md array?

Mark Haney mhaney at
Wed Oct 15 19:12:44 UTC 2008

John Hubbard wrote:

> Thanks for the advice Mark and Rashkae. I guess now I actually have a 
> valid reason for having a separate partition for /boot. Would you 
> recommend setting the bootable flag for /boot partition on each drive or 
> just one of them?

Well, if the mirrored drive is hardware mirrored it won't matter.  If 
it's software, I wouldn't have both set to bootable, unless of course 
the MD driver handles all that.

Honestly, I've never setup S/W RAID like that for a boot drive.

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