Changes between Version 55 and Version 56 of install_debian

May 1, 2012, 7:25:23 AM (9 years ago)
Jamie McClelland



  • install_debian

    v55 v56  
    3939 * When prompted for component to use, include all of them to be safe (but be sure to include the SSH server one)
    4040 * When given the option - choose to continue your installation via ssh - this will give you the ability to easily set and record pass phrases
    41  * Drive partioning. Our servers are now coming with four hot swappable disks. The big picture is:
     41=== Drive partioning/Disk setup ===
     43Our servers are now coming with four hot swappable disks.
     45==== The big picture is ====
    4247  * One approximately 512MB partition on all four disks: configured as RAID1, used as boot partition
    4348  * The rest of the space on each disk: configured as RAID10, used as encrypted disk
    4550  * Create on volume group: vg_${server_name}0
    4651  * Create standard partitions as logical volume
    47  * Details...
     53==== Details ====
    4855  Since we are using disks at are 2TB or bigger, we need to ensure that the partitions are created properly. Open a new ssh session and choose to switch to console.
    128135 * Create a volume group called `vg_`''nameofserver''`0`
    129136 * Create logical volumes in this volume group based on your needs. Suggestions: 3GB for /, 1GB swap.
     138=== Last steps ===
    130140 * After returning to the main disk config menu, click on each logical volume that you create and specify how it should be formatted and mounted.
    131141 * Enter root password. Save in [wiki:keyringer].