On Thu, 11 Jul 2002, Simon Matter wrote:
> When booting a RedHat system with softraid, the linuxrc script looks
> something like this:
> echo "Loading raid1 module"
> insmod /lib/raid1.o
> mount -t proc /proc /proc
> echo Mounting /proc filesystem
> echo Creating root device
> mkrootdev /dev/root
> raidautorun /dev/md0
> echo 0x0100 > /proc/sys/kernel/real-root-dev
> umount /proc
> echo Mounting root filesystem
> mount --ro -t xfs /dev/root /sysroot
> pivot_root /sysroot /sysroot/initrd
> The mount command is a builtin command of /bin/nash, maybe this explains
> the different behaviour. I hope one of the gurus can explain it to us.
I must add that the system is Slackware 8.0 based. The MD support is
compiled in kernel (no modules support). The partitions are of type RAID
autodetect so linux can detect them at boot time. Also the / and /home
partitions are NOT on the md0 divice. Only /var is.
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