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    SubjectRe: Mounting /dev/md0 as root in 2.6.0-test7
    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.

    André Tomt

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