Can grub be installed on a md array?
mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Thu Oct 16 17:14:00 UTC 2008
Derek Broughton wrote:
>> My personal recommendation for this is to have a boot drive mirrored,
>> then RAID the data drives. It is NEVER a good idea to make the boot
>> drive part of the RAID array.
> You can, of course, put /boot on its own partition, and it shouldn't even
> need to be mirrored, but I don't know if that provides enough, or if
> having / on raid is also problematic.
That's true, but you lose the fault tolerance of having /boot mirrored.
Personally, on a production or critical system (even a critical one at
home), I'd have it mirrored. (I have 3 servers at home with this setup.
But then, of course, I'm paranoid.
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