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Re: [SLUG] Enterprise Platform


On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 16:34, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, James Gregory wrote:
> >On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 15:17 +1000, Dean Hamstead wrote:
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> >> | Debian has some good points and some very serious failings.  One I have
> >> | just come across was in trying to install RAID and LVM at the same
> >> | time.  In fact even trying to install RAID as part of the installation
> >> | didn't want to work for me using the debian-installer because I wanted
> >> | to install LVM on  RAID 1 arrays.  I could have had LVM as part of the
> >> | installation setup but then that wouldn't have been on RAID arrays.
> >> |
> >> | With RedHat (use Fedora for current installs) at least I can get RAID 1
> >> | on _all_ of my installed partitions and can then do LVM on those RAID
> >> | arrays where I want it.
> >> |
> >> | To me this is a major shortfall in Debian.
> >> 
> >> installation quirks are more relative to your level of compentence
> >> with linux.
> >
> >So just how do you setup LVM on RAID1 from the Debian installer?
> 
> Trival!  You just hack the debian installer partitioner 'partman' to
> support LVM on RAID1!

Heavens, so simple when it is explained!

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