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Re: Re: anaconda destroy my md devices



On Mon, 2012-02-27 at 19:49 +0400, Igor Sobinov wrote:
>  So, I need to install RHEL on degradated RAID1. When I try to create
> a degradated RAID1 using anaconda, it says that impossible to create
> raid1 from only one disk. so, I run RHEL installation, wait until
> anaconda welcome screen appears, and press Ctrl-Alt-F1 to go to shell.
> In that shell (that is analog of kikcstartpreinstall) I create a
> degradated RAID1, but then I come to partitiong anaconda window, I
> can't found my RAID1 device. so, why?

You cannot run anaconda as if it were a normal application in RHEL. You
must test your work in a real install environment (booting from RHEL
install media) using an updates image[1] to apply your changes. KVM is
very handy for this.

[1] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda/Updates


>  My idea is to change anaconda source, create RHEL dvd disk and create
> all that I need using kickstart. Am I clear?
> 
> Regards, Igor
> 
> 
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> From: dlehman redhat com
> To: sluge mail ru
> Date: 18:28:56, 02.27.2012
> Subject: Re: anaconda destroy my md devices
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> 
> 
> 
> >>On Sun, 2012-02-26 at 12:45 +0400, Igor Sobinov wrote:
> >> > 
> >> > Hello
> >> > I created a md device:
> >> > # mdadm -Cv /dev/md0 -l 0 -n 1 /dev/sdb1 --metadata=0.90 --force
> >> > after it I launch anaconda 
> >> > # PYTHONPATH=iw:isys:iutil ./anaconda
> >> > and after I press next on "What type of devices will you
> installation
> >> > involve" my md0 device disappears ( Why?
> >> 
> >> Nothing is destroyed. Your device was deactivated.
> >> 
> >> Anaconda was not designed to be run as root on an already-installed
> >> system. It is an OS installer, meant to be run under specific
> >> conditions.
> >> 
> >> What exactly do you hope to achieve by running anaconda on your
> >> already-installed system?
> >> 
> >> > 
> >> > 
> >> > Regards, Igor
> >> > 
> >> > 
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