Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: Michael Owen <mowen@××××××.com>
To: "'gentoo-sparc@l.g.o'" <gentoo-sparc@l.g.o>
Subject: RE: [gentoo-sparc] mirrored root silo problems
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 00:24:13
Message-Id: 7A08ACBD2F401A4196C29C55B819782A0D6D8230@pof0099p06.corp.costco.com
> Also I do not have a separate /boot partition. >
IIRC, this is the problem. I'm doing mirroring on a Blade 100, and I had to setup my disks with a standalone /boot partition, and it wouldn't work any other way. (IDE, but it should work the same for SCSI) mowen-sparc ~ # fdisk -l /dev/hd[ac] Disk /dev/hda (Sun disk label): 16 heads, 255 sectors, 58851 cylinders Units = cylinders of 4080 * 512 bytes Device Flag Start End Blocks Id System /dev/hda1 u 0 34 69360 83 Linux native /dev/hda2 34 524 999600 82 Linux swap /dev/hda3 0 58851 120056040 5 Whole disk /dev/hda4 524 58851 118987080 fd Linux raid autodetect Disk /dev/hdc (Sun disk label): 16 heads, 255 sectors, 58851 cylinders Units = cylinders of 4080 * 512 bytes Device Flag Start End Blocks Id System /dev/hdc2 u 0 524 1068960 3 SunOS swap /dev/hdc3 0 58851 120056040 5 Whole disk /dev/hdc4 524 58851 118987080 fd Linux raid autodetect mowen-sparc ~ # cat /boot/silo.conf partition = 1 root = /dev/md0 timeout = 50 read-only default=2.6.5 append=" md=0,/dev/hda4,/dev/hdc4 " image = /kernel-2.6.5 label = 2.6.5 -- Mike -- gentoo-sparc@g.o mailing list