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Re: [newui] Summary of boot device selection IRC discussion, Friday 3 Feb



On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 12:47:25 -0500,
  Máirín Duffy <duffy fedoraproject org> wrote:
> 
> - if you only have one local disk (laptop) then it's that disk.
> - if you have multiple disks, it's the disk you have set to boot from
> your firmware.
> - the first local, non-removable disk is the obvious default
> 
> If you pick the wrong disk for boot, your firmware won't know where the
> os is and will pop up an 'operating system not found' error.
> 
> There are some complicated cases, though:

How does this work with software raid 1 where you probably want the mbr
written on all of the array members so you can pull a bad disk and still
boot off of the remaining one(s)?


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