des at des.no
Sat Jul 2 14:25:17 GMT 2005
"Gayn Winters" <gayn.winters at mail.bristolsystems.com> writes:
> Thus to get ICH6R supported on 5.4 I need to load 5.4R onto one drive,
> apply the mk3 patch, recompile, reboot, build a release bootable CD,
> shutdown, reset the hardware to RAID1, and reload from the new CD. This
> ought to work like it does using 6.0-CURRENT-SNAP004 (which I am now
> happy with). The suggestion below to avoid sysinstall and craft the
> array by hand doesn't seem to use the hardware RAID1 supported by ICH6R.
I don't quite follow that.
> 1. How exactly do I know when a patch (mk3 in this case) is in a
by tracking release notes and / or commit logs
> 2. If the above strategy makes sense, how can I get the latest mk3 for
> 3. If I'm missing something, e.g. around sysinstall, what am I missing?
> (Sakurada-san suggested using atacontrol create.. to build ar0 with a
> degraded array (that I got to work), but if the above strategy works, I
> think this won't be necessary, unless again I'm missing something!
just configure the array in BIOS before installing.
> 4. I'm leaning towards just using software RAID (gmirror) for this
> system, which must be a production system when it is up. Both 5.4 and
> 6.0 look hopeless for different reasons. Thoughts on this?
I don't understand what you mean by hopeless.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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