Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 450722
Raid1 boot corruption on removal of mirror component
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:10:14 EDT
Description of problem:
System fails to boot when one half of mirrored pair is absent. /boot fails fsck
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 9 (OK on Fedora 8)
Very. Every attempt to boot
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora with two disc which mirror each other (Raid1)
2. Reboot with one disc removed
3. Observe failure to boot
Fails to boot with fsck error of /dev/md0
Boot but with removed disc absent from mirrors
Created attachment 308843 [details]
Text file expanding on problem
This is partially a duplicate of 160563, but I think the symptoms displayed are
related to a change in grub to handle ext3 with larger inodes. So I am not 100%
if this should be closed as a duplicate of 160563.
I should add that both discs had had grub run on them under Fodera 8 as follows:
grub> device (hd0) /dev/sd[ab]
grub> root (hd0,0)
grub> setup (hd0)
The fsck failed someway into the boot, i.e. after running udev
Adjusted component to mkinitrd.
Is this a static init script issue not being able to map the degraded mirror
Just ran into this exact same problem, we are currently stuck unable to do a
system migration because of this problem.
Is there a workaround to bring the grub configuration into a useable state?
I have this problem too.
Is there any solution?
Or i should change distro?
Distro without goodworking RAID1 is useless for me
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