Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 10568
Creating /boot on RAID-1 over > 2 drives has issues.
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:55 EDT
Go into disk druid with 5 empty SCSI drives.
Create a 31 meg RAID partition on each drive - you will now have
sda1, sdb1, sdc1, sdd1, sde1
Make a RAID filesystem using disk druid using these 5 partitions as a
Create another partition of any type, now the 5 RAID partitions will be
forced onto the first 2 drives because of the /boot constraint of being
on the first two drives. Did not impose this until another partition
Workaround: Create RAID partitions with fdisk before entering the disk
This issue has been forwarded to a developer for further action.
Should be fixed in latest internal release - please verify.
disk druid now prevents using more partitions from more than 2 drives... this
will show up in the next release ...