Release criteria proposal: 'support' /boot on RAID
dlehman at redhat.com
Thu Nov 17 15:54:11 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-11-16 at 10:53 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-11-16 at 10:29 -0600, David Lehman wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-11-16 at 09:42 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 21:42:40 -0600,
> > > Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net> wrote:
> > > > Old-grub also didn't support newer Linux-md metadata formats, so that
> > > > should be explicitly mentioned (I don't know about grub2).
> > >
> > > grub1 supports md raid version 1.0 metadata. (That's the new one with the
> > > meta data at the end of the partition.)
> > Right. grub1 supports 0.90 and 1.0. grub2 supports 0.90, 1.0, 1.1, 1.2
> > AFAIK.
> So, summary: with grub2 we should actually be able to support /boot on
> RAID-0, RAID-1 or RAID-5, metadata 0.90, 1.0, 1.1 or 1.2? Is that
Yes. Theoretically, at least. Also, as mentioned by Rudolf, grub2 should
support /boot on lvm. The stacking of lvm-on-md for /boot, while
possibly excessive, should also work.
> Adam Williamson
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