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Maxime Villard
Hi,

"You can just pre-create the just the RAID partitions and let the"

The just the RAID partitions ??

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Re: faq14.html: softraid

Maxime Villard
Le 02/08/2013 17:37, Maxime Villard a écrit :
> Hi,
>
> "You can just pre-create the just the RAID partitions and let the"
>
> The just the RAID partitions ??
>
>

Maybe I have not been clear enough here. I meant,

  "You can just pre-create the just the RAID partitions..."
                           ^^^^^^^^
shouldn't it be

  "You can just pre-create the RAID partitions..."

?


--- faq14.html 2013-08-08 08:07:16.680592121 +0200
+++ faq14.html 2013-08-08 08:08:00.594936952 +0200
@@ -2696,9 +2696,9 @@
 the newly configured drive.
 
 <p>
-You can just pre-create the just the RAID partitions and let the
-installer do the rest, but it is probably easier to create your root,
-swap and RAID partitions before invoking the installer.
+You can just pre-create the RAID partitions and let the installer do
+the rest, but it is probably easier to create your root, swap and RAID
+partitions before invoking the installer.
 
 <p>
 This does mean you will have to carefully set up the disk before

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Re: faq14.html: softraid

Nick Holland
On 08/08/13 02:17, Maxime Villard wrote:

> Le 02/08/2013 17:37, Maxime Villard a écrit :
>> Hi,
>>
>> "You can just pre-create the just the RAID partitions and let the"
>>
>> The just the RAID partitions ??
>>
>>
>
> Maybe I have not been clear enough here. I meant,
>
> "You can just pre-create the just the RAID partitions..." ^^^^^^^^
> shouldn't it be
>
> "You can just pre-create the RAID partitions..."
>
> ?
>
>
> --- faq14.html 2013-08-08 08:07:16.680592121 +0200 +++ faq14.html
> 2013-08-08 08:08:00.594936952 +0200 @@ -2696,9 +2696,9 @@ the newly
> configured drive.
>
> <p> -You can just pre-create the just the RAID partitions and let
> the -installer do the rest, but it is probably easier to create your
> root, -swap and RAID partitions before invoking the installer. +You
> can just pre-create the RAID partitions and let the installer do +the
> rest, but it is probably easier to create your root, swap and RAID
> +partitions before invoking the installer.
>
> <p> This does mean you will have to carefully set up the disk before
>

diffs are always nice, as they include a bit of context.

However, this is closer to what I was trying to say, and I'd argue a
better (smaller) diff, too.

Index: faq14.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/www/faq/faq14.html,v
retrieving revision 1.236
diff -u -u -r1.236 faq14.html
--- faq14.html  23 Jul 2013 02:29:04 -0000      1.236
+++ faq14.html  9 Aug 2013 01:58:53 -0000
@@ -2696,7 +2696,7 @@
 the newly configured drive.

 <p>
-You can just pre-create the just the RAID partitions and let the
+You can pre-create just the RAID partitions and let the
 installer do the rest, but it is probably easier to create your root,
 swap and RAID partitions before invoking the installer.

However about thirty seconds after committing that, I realized it still
sucked, as that left out that the RAID volume must be assembled, and
went with this, instead:

Index: faq14.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/www/faq/faq14.html,v
retrieving revision 1.237
diff -u -u -r1.237 faq14.html
--- faq14.html  9 Aug 2013 02:01:10 -0000       1.237
+++ faq14.html  9 Aug 2013 02:13:22 -0000
@@ -2696,9 +2696,10 @@
 the newly configured drive.

 <p>
-You can pre-create just the RAID partitions and let the
-installer do the rest, but it is probably easier to create your root,
-swap and RAID partitions before invoking the installer.
+You can pre-create just the RAID partitions and assemble them into a
+softraid(4) volume and let the installer do the rest, but it is probably
+easier to also manually create your root and swap partitions before
+invoking the installer.

 <p>
 This does mean you will have to carefully set up the disk before


Nick.