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Re: dmraid failure/test cases [fc5-7]



On Fri, 2007-07-06 at 12:27 -0400, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> Sean Bruno wrote:
> > <snip>
> > Third, and the most annoying, was that I couldn't install a plain s/w
> > raid configuration with 2 drives connected.  There was just no way to
> > keep the system from assuming that I meant to use /dev/mapper/mapper0
> > even after I ensured that the superblock metadata was wiped out with a
> > quick call to 'dmraid -Er /dev/sdX' to be sure that it was really gone.
> <snip>
> > Sean
> > 
> 
> On my x86 box, I used the "nompath" parameter during install to prevent 
> /dev/mapper/mapper0 from being used and then could see all disks 
> properly, including pre-existing software raid arrays.  Seems that even 
> if you are not using the bios raid capability of a SATA setup, anaconda 
> thinks you want to.  Must be a way to check the bios to see if the setup 
> is for raid or not.

That didn't work for me.  I am still presented with
the /dev/mapper/mapper0 device as my only install target.

Sean


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