DANGER!!! Problems with 10.04 installer (RAID devices *will* get corrupted)

Nikolai K. Bochev n.bochev at grandstarco.com
Fri Apr 23 17:35:02 UTC 2010

----- Original Message -----
> > I've been following this thread and I think I'm the only person who
> > made a reference to Fedora. What I experienced in Fedora was NOT a
> > problem. I
> > think it was prudent behaviour. In short, I could not do a kickstart
> > installation and tell the installer to remove all partitions if a
> > drive had previously been part of a RAID set. I tried to find a
> > reference to
> > this in the Fedora mailing lists but ended up finding something else
> > that was similar to the original poster's problem. See:
> > <<https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=543749> in the Red Hat
> > bug tracker. That looks like a udev problem and someone posted a
> > workaround.
> >
> > If Slackware also uses udev and this is a udev problem, Slackware
> > would also be similarly affected while "doing something this
> > simple".

In most cases mdadm --zero-superblock solves that ( being unable to get rid of a previous raid setup for the disks ).

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