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[Discuss] raid controller drivers

On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 8:29 PM, Richard Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:
> On 9/24/2014 2:22 PM, Joe Polcari wrote:
>> I can't give you the exact steps off the top of my head, too dependent on
>> google lately, but all you have to do once the correct driver is loaded is
>> add the module to your initrd. On RH you can mkinitrd or you can actually do
>> the process manually.
> And watch it panic on some future reboot because the Linux kernel
> enumerates the disks in a different order and can't find its root file
> system. Been there, gave up fighting with stupid device enumeration.

Or you could just specify your root filesystem with a label or UUID
and it wouldn't matter
in what order the kernel enumerated disks.  (Or at least that is the
recommended solution
to the problem that you apparently had.)

Bill Bogstad

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