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SubjectRe: RAID superblock
On Sun, 29 Oct 2000, Peter Samuelson wrote:

> [Wakko Warner]
> > While this subject is fresh, what would be wrong with using the
> > entire drive as opposed to creating a partition and adding the
> > partition to the raid?
>
> Does it autodetect an entire drive? The autodetect logic for
> partitions looks at the 'partition type' byte, which of course doesn't
> exist for a whole drive.
>
> Just a thought .. I don't run RAID here.

A good one. I seriously doubt that it indeed will detect drives. The're
not partitions, the're drives.

Don't think the current RAID code handles entire drives.



Igmar

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