[ubuntu-za] Failed RAID boot

Rudi Ahlers Rudi at SoftDux.com
Sun Oct 31 13:13:23 GMT 2010

On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Hilton Gibson <hilton.gibson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Charl
> About 4 yrs ago I was asked to help with a software raid setup.
> No luck. Eventually they bought a hardware raid card.
> My suggestion is to have small boot partition (/boot) that is not software
> raid.
> This partition will be able to load the kernel, initialize your software
> raid setup and then boot.

You generally setup the /boot on it's on RAID1 (mirror) RAID
partition, then do the rest. I normally use LVM on top on software
RAID as well to make resizing partitions later on easier.

Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers

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