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jwsacksteder@... wrote: [Sun Oct 26 2003, 12:47:37PM EST]
> >> I have a linux md raid-5 root partition.
> >Why oh why?
> Was actually much nicer than when I last looked at Linux sw-raid, back in
> the .50 days.
> Why the trepidation?
Oh, I wasn't suggesting md is a bad thing, just shaking my head at the
thought of using md for my root partition. I would personally run my
root partition as a single disk, then use md for /usr etc.
> I'm dumb. I was thinking the system.map needed to be on the floppy for
> aboot to work. I just made an ext2 boot floppy with aboot on it, built
> most everything as modules, and configured aboot to pass root=/dev/md0
> as a kernel parameters and it took right off. All that needs to be on
> the floppy is the aboot boot block, loader, aboot.conf and kernel. No
> ramdisk needed.
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