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Re: Installing on a degraded RAID-1 array.



On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 16:00:46 -0400,
  Jeffrey Ross <jeff bubble org> wrote:
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>
> James Allsopp wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've just bought a 1tb drive but can't afford another at the moment.  
>> I'd like to install FC9 as a degraded software array but can't in the  
>> installer. Is there a way around this?
>> Jim
>>
> I haven't found a way yet although I wish you could specify the second  
> spindle as "missing" it would be useful.  You can convert your system to  

You can do that. 'mdadm -G /dev/md0 -f -n 1' should be close to what you want
to use to change an existing raid 1 array with only one working element.
Boot in rescue mode, adjust the array and then do the install.


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