dmraid and anaconda.
mauelshagen at redhat.com
Thu May 12 10:04:54 UTC 2005
On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 10:19:58AM +0100, Rob Hall wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 May 2005 17:35, Nando wrote:
> > is there any news/updates on anaconda supporting dmraid?
> > Up to now i had a sil3112 in redhat 9 because there is a module that
> > make the raid system works.
> > But being very slow, and giving problems. Like the one that happened
> > now, that destroyed to mirrored drives makes me
> > try to update to a more up to date system like Fedora Core 3.
> > So, if anyone has any way to do this i'd appreciate. I really didn't
> > want to have to install RH9 again.
> It is possible to install FC3 on a DMRaid array but it's not for the faint
> I have installed FC3 on a Promise TX2000 3 disk raid 0 using DMRaid. I used
> the info/patches provided by Mark Wormgoor,
> which added DMRaid support to Anaconda (although I had to further patch
> Mark's code). This required rebuilding the stage2.img from the FC3 install
> which I then installed on the target machine over a HTTP connection rather
> than from CD (couldn't be bothered rebuilding the CD's). I also had to
> install grub from FC-development as Grub in FC3 wouldn't work with my DMRaid
> You may be as well waiting for FC4 which I'm hoping will have native DMRaid
> Perhaps Heinz could clarify the state of DMRaid in FC4 as FC4test2 certainly
> didn't have native support (though I haven't tried the newly released test3
Anaconda support fro dmraid is being worked on.
No release date confimred yet :(
> Best regards,
> Rob Hall - Red Hat Certified Engineer
> Technical Team Leader
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