Bug 80723 - Grub doesn't install on all disks of a software raid device automatically
Grub doesn't install on all disks of a software raid device automatically
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 55484
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2002-12-30 10:01 EST by Hansjoerg Maurer
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:50:47 EST
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Description Hansjoerg Maurer 2002-12-30 10:01:39 EST
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Description of problem:
After installing /boot and / on a software Raid1 device, I recognized, that grub
is only installed on one of the disks of the raid array.
I one disk fails, the system won't boot any more

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install /boot and / on a software raid1 system (2 disks)
2.halt system and plug out one disk
3.try to reboot

Actual Results:  system doesn't boot any more

Expected Results:  system should boot from second disk

Additional info:

It is possible to install it manually on both disks by entering the following
commands (in my case).
But grub should do this automatically or ther should be a note, that the
bootloades is only installed on one disk.
Otherwise the redundancy of a raid 1 system is not reached

device (hd0) /dev/hda
root (hd0,1)
install /grub/stage1 <*> (hd0) /grub/e2fs_stage1_5 /grub/stage2 /grub/grub.conf
device (hd0) /dev/hdb
root (hd0,1)
install /grub/stage1 <*> (hd0) /grub/e2fs_stage1_5 /grub/stage2 /grub/grub.conf
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-12-30 13:24:51 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 55484 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:50:47 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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