[arch-general] Software RAID installation problems

Samuel Baldwin shardz4217 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 15:36:47 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 6:37 AM, Gerhard Brauer<gerhard.brauer at web.de> wrote:
> Not sure if i understand: You don't boot from the raid arrays, correct?
> These are only data or whatever arrays which you mount to /mnt/mdX?


> Have you put your raid module (raid1) in /etc/rc.conf->MODULES and have
> you put your array specs into /etc/mdadm.conf?

Ach, that I did not do. I also messed up and didn't mdadm -D --scan >>
/etc/mdadm.conf after installing (which I did beforehand by accident,
blindly following the guide I was reading, heh). What's the difference
between that and -E -s?

> Also the partition types should be *fd* on all raid array members.

What? I have /dev/md0 and /dev/md1 as 'ext4' type. That's bad?

Samuel 'Shardz' Baldwin - staticfree.info/~samuel

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