I have attempted to install CentOS 4 using software RAID but utterly failed. The Goal is to have a set of SATA hard drives completely redundant so that if one fails, nothing has to be done for the second to continue operating. I was also experiancing this error durring the install:
"There was an error installing *RANDOM PACKAGE NAME*. This can
indicate media failure, lack of disk space, and/or hardware problems.
This is fatal error and your install will be aborted. Please verify your
media and try your install again."
But I believe I have determined that the cause of this is not enough RAM for the complex installation (192mb, 64 reserved for video that I can't disable?...)
Anyways, the issue is that after I reboot after completing a seeminly successful install I recieve GRUB errors (usually, "GRUB GRUB GRUB") or another that I cannot recall. My objectives are basically covered in:
However, as I am a complete "newbie" to linux was wondering if there is any other way than the complicated procedures listed in the above solution. As well, I wanted to create a "logical" volume so a text install will not work (Correct?).
This is the partitioning I wish to have in exact replication on both drives (Software RAID 1): (The drives are 160GB SATA)
The rest is a logical volume: /Content
*Note, there is also a 40GB IDE drive for backup purposes
*Note, all drives are formatted as ext3
Any assistance would be much appriciated as I have been trying to get this webserver working for a long time now.