Subject: Re: i386 booting into RAID?
To: None <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/22/2005 12:42:31
On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 06:22:39PM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
> Malcolm Herbert wrote:
> > I'm putting together a system with two internal disks in a mirror
> > configuration and I'd like to do away with the need to have the extra
> > small slice to house the kernel outside the RAID device.
> Erm, doesn't this work anyway without jumping through hoops?  I've never
> tried it, but the raidctl man page claims that the bootloader can read a
> kernel straight from a raid1 set.

He wants to read the kernel directly (not via raidctl) from an individual
disk which later in the boot sequence becomes part of a raid set.