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SubjectRe: Mounting /dev/md0 as root in 2.6.0-test7
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On Sun, 2003-10-19 at 20:53, John Mock wrote:
> The basic problem here is that the kernel has no idea what disks comprise
> your RAID when you just say "root=/dev/md0", e.g., it has no idea where to
> start.

The kernel knows it if the array is set up with persistent superblocks,
the partition type of the relevant partitions has id 0xfd (raid
auto-detect), and the md-raid code is compiled into the kernel image.

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Mvh,
André Tomt
andre@tomt.net

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