Re: dmraid and anaconda.
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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 > hearted. > > I have installed FC3 on a Promise TX2000 3 disk raid 0 using DMRaid. I used > the info/patches provided by Mark Wormgoor, > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2004-October/msg00728.html, > 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 > array. > > You may be as well waiting for FC4 which I'm hoping will have native DMRaid > support. > > 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 > revision)? Anaconda support fro dmraid is being worked on. No release date confimred yet :( Heinz > > -- > Best regards, > Rob Hall - Red Hat Certified Engineer > Technical Team Leader > Newsquest Digital Media > > _______________________________________________ > > Ataraid-list@xxxxxxxxxx > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/ataraid-list =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Heinz Mauelshagen Red Hat GmbH Consulting Development Engineer Am Sonnenhang 11 56242 Marienrachdorf Germany Mauelshagen@xxxxxxxxxx +49 2626 141200 FAX 924446 =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- _______________________________________________ Ataraid-list@xxxxxxxxxx https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/ataraid-list