Warning — These pages discuss older technologies. Though the high-level concepts are still valid, some of the low-level specifics (Linux 2.4, LILO, IDE disks, etc.) are obselete. You probably don't want to go through these steps verbatim on a modern system.

Migrating a Linux boot partition to RAID-1

Alexander Hajnal
  1. Introduction
  2. Assumptions
  3. Preparation
  4. Setup
  5. Copy and make bootable
  6. Tips
  7. FAQ
Use the information found in this document at your own risk. The author disavows any responsibilities for any damages that may result from the use or misuse of any information found herein. By using the information in this document you accecpt full responsibility for any consequences that may result. Please read and understand the information presented before attempting the actions described. Though the author believes the information presented here is accurate, there is still a chance for error. You are thus strongly recommended to make backups and be familiar with recovering a damaged system before proceeding.