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Re: Adding drivers to kickstart initrd.img



hi All
I am doing software raid on Redhat AS4 with SATA drives. I am using GRUB Both disks are bootable i checked it out one by one n system boots from any one installed disk. Prb is when i add new disk and run this script

#!/bin/bash
echo Please, new Drive for Drive 1 enter /dev/sda and for 2 Drive enter /dev/sdb
read DRIVE
echo "Drive is  $DRIVE"
if [ $DRIVE = "/dev/sdb" ];then
{/sbin/sfdisk -d /dev/sda > $DRIVE.out
/sbin/sfdisk $DRIVE < $DRIVE.out}
else
{/sbin/sfdisk -d /dev/sdb > $DRIVE.out
/sbin/sfdisk $DRIVE < $DRIVE.out}
fi
/sbin/mdadm /dev/md0 --add ${DRIVE}6
/sbin/mdadm /dev/md1 --add ${DRIVE}2
/sbin/mdadm /dev/md2 --add ${DRIVE}8
/sbin/mdadm /dev/md3 --add ${DRIVE}5
/sbin/mdadm /dev/md4 --add ${DRIVE}3
/sbin/mdadm /dev/md5 --add ${DRIVE}7
/sbin/mdadm /dev/md6 --add ${DRIVE}1



it add the second disk in my case and add all the new disk with same partitions as we have with old raid and Raid is then resync too. i make /boot as raid , / , /usr , swap all are raid md's . Now when i boot from 2 disk it wont boot . what to do any idea . iTs really urgrent to do . Your help is highly appriciated.

Regards

On 4/15/06, Dan Carpenter <error27 gmail com> wrote:
On 4/14/06, Koree A. Smith <koreesmith gmail com> wrote:
> Hmm.  I helped create a rather large system that does completely
> automated and unattended installs without rebuilding anaconda.  What
> does one gain from doing so?
>
> Koree
>

You're right of course.  The network route is the correct way to go in
many cases.

My way is still kind of useful if you need a network driver disk and
so you can't get it over the network...  Etc.  I have a bunch of
configs like that so I eventually end up patching anaconda for each
new redhat release.

Plus the subject was about putting the drivers in the initrd and I was
trying to spread some anaconda-recompiling-joy.  ;P

regards,
dan carpenter

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