[clug] How to make my server robust for booting

Tony Lewis tony at lewistribe.com
Thu Sep 12 00:42:50 UTC 2019

On 12/9/19 10:21 am, George at Clug via linux wrote:
> This is how I did it once, a long time ago.  I had RAID1 for boot
> drives (i.e. grub, /boot and OS) and RAID 6 for data (virtual
> machines).
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/230349/how-to-correctly-install-grub-on-a-soft-raid-1
>   If the two disks are /dev/sda and /dev/sdb, run both grub-install
> /dev/sda and grub-install /dev/sdb. Then both drives will be able to
> boot alone.

Thanks for the link.  From that, it recommends making sure root is not 
hardcoded as /dev/hd0, which it isn't; it uses /dev/mapper/md1_crypt.

So it looks like it should work in the real world.  I'll try it when I 
get that far.

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