[conspire] Server supermicro 1U 5013C-MT Raid1
rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Sep 22 13:57:15 PDT 2006
Quoting Rick Moen (rick at linuxmafia.com):
> Take your time in the Disk Druid screens, and make sure you understand
> what you are doing. You will be creating two filesystem ("partition") of
> the "software RAID" type on each drive (one small one for swap, and
> another taking up most of the disk for the root filesystem), and then
> creating a "RAID device" (i.e., a mirror pair) from each corresponding
> pair of software RAID filesystems on each drive. That will result in
> Linux "devices" addressable as /dev/md0 (for swap) and /dev/md1 (for
> filesapce): Linux software RAID sets always get assigned names "md"
> followed by a numeral, starting with zero.
> If memory serves, you then create actual swap partitions
> data-bearing partitions on top of the /dev/md0 and /dev/md1 devices.
Oh, and I forgot to mention: After you're done installing Fedora, you
will need to make sure that the GRUB bootloader gets installed onto
_both_ hard drives of the mirrored pair. E.g.,
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