Suggestion: Disk Druid changes
greno at verizon.net
Thu Jul 5 14:16:04 UTC 2007
Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Gerry Reno wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> As I mentioned in another post, I have been using a technique that
>> at least for me greatly simplifies moving to and from RAID-1 on any
>> system. I do this by installing the system on a degraded RAID-1
>> array and then later it is very simple to make the system true RAID
>> by just adding the missing drive/partitions.
>> From the other Fedora 8/9 wishlist post:
>> Another thing in Disk Druid that I would like to see is the ability
>> to install on a degraded RAID-1 array where I declare RAID-1 but then
>> the second mirror is missing. I install this way all the time on
>> systems and then when I add the second hard drive later and place it
>> into the array, it just syncs. Want to go back to just a single
>> drive - no problem. Just fault the device and remove it. No
>> complicated remounting filesystems or anything - very smooth. This
>> way you're always on an md device. I would like to see this actually
>> become the default. It makes it very easy to convert a system to
>> RAID-1 later on if the user would like to do so without any
>> complicated procedures necessary.
> You might want to file RFE's in http://bugzilla.redhat.com.
Will do. Just wanted to see what kind of take up there was for the idea.
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