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I cannot seem to have a mounted raid in Suse 11 auto mount on reboot

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I cannot seem to have a mounted raid in Suse 11 auto mount on reboot
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by:rysic
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How did yoy create RAID and how are you mounting it.
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by:dloj
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thanks for the reponse,

I partitioned it with fdisk /dev/sda
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then I went mkfs.ext3 /dev/sda1

I then mount with:
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/dr1
I did this with both the raids I had and when i run mount after I manually mount them I do see them mounted.  It is only on reboot that they become unmounted.  I tried editing fstab with:
/dev/sda1    /mnt/dr1   mount   defaults  0 0
/dev/sdb1    /mnt/dr2   mount   defaults  0 0

but it doesnt seem to work.  
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dloj earned 0 total points
ID: 35022920
I solved the problem.  
The fstab entries:
/dev/sda1    /mnt/dr1   mount   defaults  0 0
/dev/sdb1    /mnt/dr2   mount   defaults  0 0

should be:
/dev/sda1    /mnt/dr1   ext3      defaults  0 0
/dev/sdb1    /mnt/dr2   ext3      defaults  0 0

which allowed for the raids to be mounted automatically on startup.
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by:dloj
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I found my own solution
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