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Named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Doctor_Who_villains#Borad Borad] from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timelash Timelash].  The system was donated by [[User:Pert]].
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Originall named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Doctor_Who_villains#Borad Borad] from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timelash Timelash].  The system was donated by [[User:Pert]].
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To migrate the NFS/LPAP onto it we rsynced Pipers disks, and hence kept pipers hostname.
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The page for old Piper can be found here: [[Oldpiper]]
  
 
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===Install Quirks===
 
===Install Quirks===
 
The PERC3i card takes some time to initialise between loading the driver and the raid array becoming available. As such the LVM script in the boot sequence was running before the drive was available, so it failed to load the LVM volume groups, and the machine failed to boot.
 
The PERC3i card takes some time to initialise between loading the driver and the raid array becoming available. As such the LVM script in the boot sequence was running before the drive was available, so it failed to load the LVM volume groups, and the machine failed to boot.
I have modified the initramfs boot scripts with a hacky `sleep 15` before it loads the LVM to give the raid time to initialise and this seems to be working for now.
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It needs rootdelay=15 in the kernel config
 
[[category:Systems]]
 
[[category:Systems]]

Revision as of 16:08, 7 February 2009

Originall named after Borad from Timelash. The system was donated by User:Pert.

To migrate the NFS/LPAP onto it we rsynced Pipers disks, and hence kept pipers hostname.

The page for old Piper can be found here: Oldpiper

Template:BoradConfig Template:BoradHosting

Install Quirks

The PERC3i card takes some time to initialise between loading the driver and the raid array becoming available. As such the LVM script in the boot sequence was running before the drive was available, so it failed to load the LVM volume groups, and the machine failed to boot. It needs rootdelay=15 in the kernel config