lilo patch to support DMraid
mauelshagen at redhat.com
Wed Oct 27 18:53:42 UTC 2004
thanks for working on this!
Anyone up for grub ? ;-)
On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 01:37:20AM +0200, Gerte Hoogewerf wrote:
> I've written a patch for Lilo to support installation on BIOS raids created
> with the Device-Mapper kernel interface.
> This patch should be very usefull in combination with the dmraid tool, but it
> breaks the code Cristophe Saout wrote: actually his patch disables dmraid
> users to install Lilo as they can use very detailed settings
> in /etc/lilo.conf as a fall-back.
> This code helps guessing the correct values to install the bootloader
> succesfully onto the Fake-RAID. This can also be done with some shellscripts
> parsing the output from dmsetup and fdisk to generate a
> correct /etc/lilo.conf but it might be more interesting if one piece of code
> can make all DM users happy. Maybe I'll integrate Saout's idea's later.
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