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Re: [suse-security] Fdisk fails while creating a raid-1
  • From: "Mátyás Tibor" <templar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 13:56:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <20031202125007.M48828@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

here are two URLs, may help you:
-> it's very good, but maybe you don't need a bootable raid.


Take care about the geometry(?) of the harddisk. You should create a bit
smaller partitions, as your harddisk capacity. Two pieces from the same
modell (size) harddisk are NOT EQUAL!!

My english is not the best, sorry

Best Regards,


On Tue, 2 Dec 2003 14:51:07 +0100, Kai Pfeiffer wrote
> hello all,
> I want to create a raid-1-array on my SUSE 8.0 machine. I have built
> two 10.6 GB raid-partitions on hda(40GB) and hdc(20GB) both in the
> extended partition of the harddisks. If I tell Yast to create the
> raid, I get the error that Fdisk failed while creating the raid-array.
> Is there a possibility to create the raid-array "by hand" (without
> Yast), and could someone describe me, how to install the raid with
> alternative Tools.
> Thanks
> Kai Pfeiffer
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