[nSLUG] Time to upgrade the server OS...
peter at cordes.ca
Fri Sep 17 14:31:18 ADT 2004
On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 10:04:18PM -0300, Dean Mitchell wrote:
> >- install from Live CD supports creation of software RAID prior to
> >(ya, someone suggested a way to do it for Debian, but in Gentoo it was
Knoppix is a good way to install Debian from a live CD. (see Rick Moen's
Debian installers page for a survey of the field.)
> Software raid is easy to do with the newer (sarge) Debian installer.
Yeah, the installer's ncurses GUI even has support for setting up LVM. The
AMD64 version didn't work right (I had to switch to a console to prepare LVM
on RAID1 before letting the installer loose), but that might just be AMD64.
The i386 installer set up LVM on a single hard drive no problem.
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