Re: grub2/grub-pc install not possible on mdadm

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Am Fri, 2 Mar 2012 10:06:48 +0100
Lars Täuber <taeuber@xxxxxxx> schrieb:
> Hi Stefan,
> 
> Am Fri, 02 Mar 2012 09:44:20 +0100
> Stefan Priebe - Profihost AG <s.priebe@xxxxxxxxxxxx> schrieb:
> > 
> > > Looking at your original mail again - you are running a raid with
> > > metadata 1.2, which means your BIOS will not know how to read the disks
> > > as a raid device.
> > > You should be able to install grub into the MBR of /dev/sda or /dev/sdb.
> > > I believe that is possible with 1.2 metadata. 1.1 was totally broken for
> > > this if I remember correctly.
> > 
> > Correct that's why i've also tried to install it on sda / sdb but then
> > grub complains about not finding any partition table.
> 
> do you have a partition table inside the raid?
> This will not work I expect. The kernel might find the partition table but
> grub?
> 
> Or do you have no partition table at all and a filesystem directly on the
> raid device?
> 
> Lars
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