David Golden wrote:
> On Thursday 15 January 2009, Ciaran Johnston wrote:
>>>> Having /boot configured this way means that, no matter which disk
>> fails the other will still boot in degraded mode.
>>>>>> Do watch out for bootloader setup - remember you want a 1st stage
> bootblock on each physical disk. Your distro and/or bootloader* may not
> automagically get it right, even today. If in doubt, check!
>Just to get this 100% correct. I should install grub on the MBR of each
disk rather than onto a partition:
# grub-install /dev/hda
# grub-install /dev/hdb
# grub-install /dev/hdc
Then I could boot of any disk should one fail.
> * These days I favour extlinux, it's no-nonsense compared
> to grub, especially if you're only booting linux anyway,
> but less primitive than lilo.
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