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SubjectRe: Linux mdadm superblock question.
On Tue, 16 Feb 2010 16:03:43 -0900 (AKST)
"Mr. James W. Laferriere" <babydr@baby-dragons.com> wrote:

> Hello Bill ,
>
> On Tue, 16 Feb 2010, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> > Volker Armin Hemmann wrote:
> >> On Sonntag 14 Februar 2010, you wrote:
> >>> In other words, 'auto-detection' for 1.x format devices is using an
> >>> initrd/initramfs.
> >>
> >> which makes 1.x format useless for everybody who does not want to deal with
> >> initrd/initramfs.
> >
> > You make this sound like some major big deal. are you running your own
> > distribution? In most cases mkinitrd does the right thing when you "make
> > install" the kernel, and if you are doing something in the build so complex
> > that it needs options, you really should understand the options and be sure
> > you're doing what you want.
> >
> > Generally this involves preloading a module or two, and if you need it every
> > time you probably should have built it in, anyway.
> >
> > My opinion...
> My Opinion as well . That is one of the many reasons why I have my '/'
> autoassemble . And do to this I am permanently stuck at 0.90 version of the
> raid table . No big shakes for that . But at sometime in the past there was a
> discussion to have the 0.90 raid table be removed , NOW THAT SCARES THE H?LL
> OUT OF ME . So far Neil has not done so .
>
> I am unaware of any record from Neil or other maintainer(s) of the
> /md/ device tree saying that they will not remove the 0.90 table and the
> autoassembly functions there . I'd very much like to hear a statement saying
> there will not be a removal of the autoassembly functions for 0.90 raid table
> from the kernel tree .

I will not be removing 0.90 or auto-assemble from the kernel in the
foreseeable future.
None the less, I recommend weaning yourself from your dependence on it.
initramfs is the future, embrace it.

NeilBrown


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