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Re: [Xen-users] Xen 3.0.0 + RAID + LVM + CentOS = problem

It's a good possibility, maybe for disaster recovery or something of
that nature it would be good, but for production that wouldn't be
suitable, especially since it works properly with the original
distributions kernel. Something is amiss here with the kernel I think.


On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 17:44 -0500, Sean D'Epagnier wrote:
> Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I recall, raid should work as a
> module if you have it in an initrd.  Raid must be loaded in the kernel
> before the raid devices can be mounted.
> With raid1 (and only raid1) it may be possible to mount one of the
> drives as if it is not raid for readonly, and load the module that
> way, then unmount it and mount the raid filesystems.
> On 12/9/05, Ian Pratt <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>         Have you tried booting off the demo CD and then having a poke
>         around?
>         I seem to recall that at least at one point, native linux
>         required the 
>         MD and raid stuff to be built into the kernel (rather than a
>         module) for
>         RAID autodetect to work. Does anyone know if this is still the
>         case?
>         Ian

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