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Re: [vox-tech] ATARAID question



I suspect dX is the drive number i.e. hd0 for first
ide harddrive and pY is the partition number.

Marc

--- Walther The Writer <walther_the_writer@gmx.net>
wrote:
> Hi folks,
> 
> I'm trying to install Gentoo on my machine with
> ATARAID option. I posted my question on Gentoo
> mailing list,
> however didn't get any replies. I think that's
> because my question is stupid ( I don't have any
> other explanation ).
> I'm trying to figure out what's the correct name for
> my ATARAID device.
> 
> Quote from manual:
> 
> "Also, in the GRUB configuration be sure to point
> the root to the appropriate RAID device: Code
> listing .5: grub.conf for RAID
>  
> title=My Gentoo Linux on RAID
> root (hd0,0)
> kernel (hd0,0)/boot/bzImage root=/dev/ataraid/dXpY"
> 
> So what do I have to put instead of X and Y and what
> d and p mean (/dXpY)?
> 
> Thanks,
> Walther.
> 
>  
> 
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