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SubjectRe: RAID superblock
> > [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.

Actually, I don't think it does. I've not booted into single user mode
(where the raid hasn'tbeen setup yet) to see.

> > 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.

Autodetect, probably not. But it doesn't seem to have any problems with it
as far as usability.

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