Description of problem:
Trying to install RHEL 7.0 on a machine with a six-disk system intended to use software RAID appears to be effectively impossible (or if possible, extremely difficult).
I've got a NAS system with 6x 3TB drives with gpt labels. It requires a BIOSBOOT partition, which can not be on a RAID array. There seems to be no way to setup biosboot on multiple disks, so in essence, /dev/sda becomes irreplaceable if it fails (or at least, the system will fail to boot).
In general, installing on a system with software RAID is extremely unintunitive... Having to create a mount point and then alter it, with no mention of this on screen, is hardly user friendly.
In the end, I had to give up and go back to EL6.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL 7.0 install disk
For me, 100%
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup a system with 2+ disks
2. Try to setup software RAID in such a way that either/any disk is bootable
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I wasn't asking for support, for the record.
Yesterday I created a very similar anaconda usability report and I'll try to keep it alive a bit longer than this report was. The partitioning tool design is really hardly digestible for people who work with servers and storages on a daily basis and the new approach (going from mountpoints to partitions) is not very lucky decision.
I found it rather odd that this was closed as "notabug"... At least a mention of where to report usability problems would have been helpful. Do you have a link to your report? I would love to follow it.