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From: "Sven Vermeulen (swift)" <swift@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 15:12:17 +0000 (UTC)
swift       11/08/23 15:12:17

  Modified:             gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml
                        gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml
  Log:
  Fix bug #376691 - Inform users about metadata and initramfs relation. Also mention domdadm in case of genkernel initramfs usage. Thanks to Andre Kloth for reporting

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1.29                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml?rev=1.29&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml?rev=1.29&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml?r1=1.28&r2=1.29

Index: gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.28
retrieving revision 1.29
diff -u -r1.28 -r1.29
--- gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml	9 May 2011 20:15:47 -0000	1.28
+++ gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml	23 Aug 2011 15:12:17 -0000	1.29
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml,v 1.28 2011/05/09 20:15:47 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86+raid+lvm2-quickinstall.xml,v 1.29 2011/08/23 15:12:17 swift Exp $ -->
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
 
 <guide>
@@ -29,8 +29,8 @@
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 <license/>
 
-<version>18</version>
-<date>2011-05-09</date>
+<version>19</version>
+<date>2011-08-23</date>
 
 <chapter>
 <title>Introduction</title>
@@ -178,7 +178,8 @@
 </pre>
 
 <p>
-Then create the RAID device nodes and devices. Please bear in mind that the
+Then create the RAID device nodes and devices. Please bear in mind that, if you
+are not using an initramfs to help during boot, the
 <c>/boot</c> and <c>/</c> mount points should use an older metadata format which
 can be specified by the <c>--metadata=0.90</c> flag:
 </p>
@@ -209,6 +210,12 @@
 </pre>
 
 <p>
+If you use an initramfs, then it is responsible for assembling the RAID arrays
+during boot. When using a genkernel initramfs, this can be triggered using the
+<c>domdadm</c> boot option.
+</p>
+
+<p>
 Then create the LVM2 volumes in <path>/dev/md4</path>. The following scheme is
 used as an <b>example</b>:
 </p>



1.4                  xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml?rev=1.4&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml?rev=1.4&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml?r1=1.3&r2=1.4

Index: gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.3
retrieving revision 1.4
diff -u -r1.3 -r1.4
--- gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml	12 Aug 2011 19:09:10 -0000	1.3
+++ gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml	23 Aug 2011 15:12:17 -0000	1.4
@@ -1,11 +1,11 @@
 <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml,v 1.3 2011/08/12 19:09:10 swift Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall-system.xml,v 1.4 2011/08/23 15:12:17 swift Exp $ -->
 <!DOCTYPE included SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
 
 <included>
 
-<version>3</version>
-<date>2011-08-12</date>
+<version>4</version>
+<date>2011-08-23</date>
 
 <section>
 <title>Configure the system</title>
@@ -172,7 +172,8 @@
 
 <body>
 <p>
-Emerge <c>grub</c> and configure it.
+Emerge <c>grub</c> and configure it. Do not forget to update the necessary boot
+parameters if you are using an initramfs.
 </p>
 
 <pre caption="Emerge grub and edit its configuration file">





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