[Slackdocs] RAID howto

Didier Spaier didier.spaier at epsm.fr
Sat Oct 13 10:24:16 CEST 2012

On 13/10/2012 08:51, Paul Chavent wrote:

> I have tested a new installation with these settings. The problem is that the slackware installer look for /dev/mdX devices, not /dev/md/NAME.
> Do you know where the "sources" of the installer are ?
In /isolinux/initrd.img which is a cpio compressed archive.

To expand it in /home/user/installer, do this as root:
cp /where/you/did/download/initrd.img /home/user
mkdir /home/user/installer && cd /home/user/installer
gzip -dc ../initrd.img | cpio -i -d -H newc --no-absolute-filenames


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