Subject: Re: Kernel Booting From RAIDFrame
To: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/2003 11:32:43
On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Simon Burge wrote:
> Caffeinate The World wrote:
> > Has anything changed that would allow the kernel to be read directly
> > from RAID 1 components on other architectures besides alpha and pmax?
> vax supports raid1 booting now, and i386 to a lesser extent.
> For i386, I dunno if simply leaving a little space (say 128kB) before
> the "a" partition and writing the bootblocks into that gap with
> something like:
> /usr/mdec/installboot -b 16 /usr/mdec/biosboot.sym /dev/rwd0d
> would work.
I can confirm at least eight boxes where it does :)
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