Bug 61858 - Rescue disk doesn't work for RAID1 partitions
Summary: Rescue disk doesn't work for RAID1 partitions
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rescue-disk   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Matt Wilson
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-03-25 11:11 UTC by Jeremy Sanders
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-16 16:39:11 UTC
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Description Jeremy Sanders 2002-03-25 11:11:52 UTC
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Description of problem:
If the root disk is on raid1, then the rescue disk can't detect the raid
partitions, so fails to mount the root partition.

This means it is very hard to fix grub by hand if the primary disk fails in a
raid 1 set.

If it fails, you have to go into the install program, get to the shell, make the
device for the partition, mount the partition as ext2, and chroot to this disk.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make a redhat install using raid1 for /
2. Try and run rescue mode on it

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Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2003-10-16 16:39:11 UTC
this is fixed in newer releses.

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