[BlueOnyx:11117] Re: SL6.2 no boot from degraded RAID1... with fix... BTW 6.3 is OK

Rickard Osser rickard.osser at bluapp.com
Tue Aug 7 03:48:09 PET 2012


ok, then I know...

/ricky

On Tue, 2012-08-07 at 09:21 +0200, Michael Stauber wrote:
> Hi Rickard,
> 
> > just a stupid question, is the this bug related to not writing down the
> > grub info correctly onto both disks?
> 
> No, it's something else. The boot records are written fine due to the
> fix_grub script that runs on shutdown. It updates the mbr of both disks
> with the last good information on shutdown or reboots.
> 
> The nature of this specific problem is inside the initramfs in /boot. It
> is created by "dracut" on kernel installs and updates and contains an
> initial filesystem and mini-linux to boot the OS. This mini-linux does
> not create the required md devices that you would need to boot the
> actual OS off a degraded RAID1 array.
> 





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