option bootable in setup-storage
marthom at ymail.com
Wed May 6 11:34:19 CEST 2009
there might be a small discrepancy between setup-storage and its man page:
Without explicitly setting the option bootable:1 in our disk_config partition files, the boot flag is not set in the MBR, which causes some of our machines not to boot, while the setup-storage man page says (at least to my interpretation), that / is set as the default boot partition.
To give more information, the following disk_config file does lead to non-booting machines in some cases:
disk_config disk1 disklabel:msdos
# <type> <mountpoint> <size> <filesystem> <mount_options> <fs_options>
primary / 2500 ext3 rw,errors=remount-ro
logical swap 1000-2000 swap rw
logical /var 1500-2000 ext3 rw createopts="-m 5" tuneopts="-c 0 -i 0"
logical /tmp 500-1500 ext3 rw createopts="-m 0" tuneopts="-c 0 -i 0"
logical /usr 10G-20G ext3 rw
logical /home 10G-100% ext3 rw,nosuid createopts="-m 1"
tuneopts="-c 0 -i 0"
So, what's wrong here, the manual or my understanding of it?
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