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Re: [PATCH] boot from LVM / RAID

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] boot from LVM / RAID
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 20:22:19 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 06:09:46PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> This patch makes it possible to boot directly from LVM or RAID.
> It is archieved by permitting that grub_prefix include a drive component as
> part of its path.  The kernel already knows how to extract root from there,
> as long as `grub_install_dos_part == -2'.

The memdisk part of this was basicaly a bugfix, so I checked it in.  The rest
seems to duplicate stuff that grub-setup was already doing, and I think I'll
have to take a closer look (I'll send another mail about that later).

Robert Millan

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