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Root RAID HOWTO cookbook

Michael A. Robinton,

v1.06, 12 February 1998

This document provides a cookbook for creating a root mounted raid filesystem and companion fallback rescue system using linux initrd. There are complete step-by-step instruction for a raid1 md0 device. Each step is accompanied by an explanation of it's purpose. This procedure may be used for all the other raid structures with minor modifications.

1. Introduction

2. What you need BEFORE YOU START

3. initrd Cookbook for root mounted RAID

4. Configuring the Production RAID system.

5. Building the RAID file system.

6. One last thought.

7. Appendix A. - Bohumil Chalupa's md0 shutdown

8. Appendix B. - complete rc.0 -> rc.6 file

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