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Re: Root partition on raid?

From: Tobias Geerinckx-Rice
Subject: Re: Root partition on raid?
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:52:09 +0200


Tonton wrote:
This is mostly a shot in the dark, but is it feasible to have a /boot partition with a initramfs on a partition of it's own and then all the rest
of / on a raid partition?

Sure. I do this on my home server, so I never have to worry about rebooting headlessly after swapping a RAID drive (or have to install GRUB on every single one).

To make it work kernel, initramfs, mdadm, GRUB and some other tools would need to be copied to the /boot partition from store, but this is potentially

You've lost me here, though. Why is this needed? What needs to work?

Oh…  are you using some hardware RAID that GRUB can't see?

Does it provide advantages that mdraid wouldn't?

Kind regards,


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