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Re: RAID10 and Kickstart



Hi

Could you perhaps do something by using a %pre script to create the desired 
partitions?  You might then be able to in the kickstart scrip then use some 
"partition /mount-point --parton=md?"

David Aikema

Quoting Philip Molter <philip staff texas net>:

> On Thu, Oct 30, 2003 at 10:48:38AM -0700, Aaron M Morrison wrote:
> : hmmmm
> : I assume you want to do this w/ Software raid?
> : Last time I set up anything w/ software raid it DID NOT support RAID 10
> : although that could have certainly changed by now.
> : Also, it forced you to run either raid 1 or 5 for / and /boot
> 
> Yeah, as far as I could tell, there was no way, kickstart or
> otherwise, to install a system on to a RAID10 array.  The problem
> is, I have two controllers with 8 120GB drives each, and the only
> configs that make sense are a stripe of mirrors between the two
> controllers (/boot would be its on RAID1 array with a small
> partition from the first drive on each controller) or a RAID5 of
> all the drives (again, /boot on its own small RAID1).
> 
> The former can't be done in kickstart, although I can setup a large
> RAID10 data partition during the %post run.  The latter is great,
> except with these controllers, I have a problem with corruption
> when the RAID5 array drops a bad drive.
> 
> Short answer: no.
> 
> * Philip Molter
> * Texas.Net Internet
> * http://www.texas.net/
> * philip texas net
> 
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