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 ===== Partition Disks ===== ===== Partition Disks =====
 Using a custom debian installation on the 2BigNetwork allows great flexibility with the partition structure. ​ The only caveat is that the kernel _must_ be on partition 6 of one or both of the drives, usually both to make the drives swappable. ​ The startup of the initial ram fs will search for a root filesystem on all RAID and regular disk partitions, and if one is found, will switch to it and complete the boot sequence from there. Using a custom debian installation on the 2BigNetwork allows great flexibility with the partition structure. ​ The only caveat is that the kernel _must_ be on partition 6 of one or both of the drives, usually both to make the drives swappable. ​ The startup of the initial ram fs will search for a root filesystem on all RAID and regular disk partitions, and if one is found, will switch to it and complete the boot sequence from there.
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 +If you didn't change the //​bootargs//​ variable in U-Boot, the rootfs must be on partition 7.
  
 Use the supplied **fdisk** to partition the disk.  An example scheme is below Use the supplied **fdisk** to partition the disk.  An example scheme is below
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 ==== Running on a single 500GB disk with no RAID === ==== Running on a single 500GB disk with no RAID ===
  
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