[olug] System booting from software raid -- possible?

Ryan Stille ryan at cfwebtools.com
Wed Apr 11 17:58:26 UTC 2007

Daniel Linder wrote:
> I'm looking a putting together a small server and in exploring the RAID
> offerings, it appears that the kernel-level raid (i.e. DM, not a hardware
> card) is probably the most cost efficient way to go.
> If I have three HDDs in a system configured in a RAID-5 setup, can I boot
> if the partitions (/(root) and /boot) are part of the RAID set?
I'm not sure how going with RAID-5 would affect it, but I am doing what 
you are asking with RAID-1. 


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