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Re: GRUB2 and software RAID1 = insmod linux

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: GRUB2 and software RAID1 = insmod linux
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:52:35 +0100
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> Hello list,
> it's not a devel question, but seems this is a not-so-bad place to
> expose my problem. Searching with google and inside this list's
> archives didn't gave me any clue.
> I want: Debian Lenny + GRUB2 + RAID1 on boot+root partition
> With GRUB legacy I do:
> root (hd0,0)
> setup (hd0)
> setup (hd1)
> and everything works fine. I can boot nearly in every cases (inverted
> disks, disconnect disk, and some other weird things). Nice.
> With GRUB 2 I do:
> grub-install /dev/sda    # from the right /dev/md0 partition
> and when I reboot I have "error: cannot find C/H/S values".
> I just type "insmod linux" then "normal" then wizzzzz the system is
> loaded correctly.
> I tested with GRUB_PRELOAD_MODULES="linux" in /etc/default/grub then
> update-grub but this didn't corrected the problem (obvious for me, but
> I may be wrong, so I tested).
> note: I tested with GRUB2 1.96 and 1.97 from the Debian Lenny regular
> repository and backport.
This problem was fixed in 1.98
> My question: how can I explain to GRUB2 I don't want to type "insmod
> linux" and "normal" ?
> The next step will be to install GRUB2 on both disks to allow booting
> from either one.
> And my final step will be to write a small GRUB2-RAID howto nicely
> fited for GRUB2's wiki. Because hey, sparse documentation  :-)
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Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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