source: devel/design @ 2647

Last change on this file since 2647 was 2647, checked in by bruno, 9 years ago

r3870@localhost: bruno | 2010-06-10 11:58:27 +0200

  • Future name of mindi is mrmini (MondoRescue? Mini-Distribution maker)
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1- Works for multiple interface types (text, curses, X, Web easily)
2- Works with conf files a la pb
3- Works with plugins for Boot Loader, Disks layout and types, Virtual disk layer, Real disk layer
4- Works with different fstab contents
5- Works with multiple network backend
6- Works with multiple device target (real, virtual)
7- Works for cloning as for DR
8- Works in chroot/live CD/live system
9
10
11Name of commands:
12mrarchive: tool to create MondoRescue archives
13mrrestore: tool to create MondoRescue restore
14mrmini: tool to create MondoRescue mini distribution
15
16Mindi design:
17
18Goal is to create a bootable env contaning everything suited for DR/Cloning from the running system
19It should
20
21    - Initialize all what is needed (tmp dir, UI, syntax, ...)
22    - get parameters from user bsed on conf file opions
23
24    - get the boot loader info
25
26    = Thee steps should be isolated in a lower stack (MondoRescue::Inventory) to be usable elsewhere
27    - get all the FW info (when available)
28    - get all the HW disk info (including Raid controllers)
29    - get all the SW disk info (partitions)
30    - get all logical layer info (LVM, EVMS, ...)
31    - get all the FS layer info (deal with UUID/LABELS/...)
32   
33    - get kernel info (keep failsafe support)
34    - deal with mandatory devices (kbd, USB CD, ...)
35    - get all the mandatory tools needed + deps
36    - create initrd/initramfs/... suited
37    - get device driver support info (udev/devfs/...)
38    - get the right list of dev. drivers
39
40    - get target boot device details
41    - generate target boot files/info (conf file format)
42    - optional generate boot media
43   
44    - manages mondoarchive interface
45
46    - Interface can be dialog based + a static text window which contains a log of actions done and running
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48
49Mondoarchive design
50
51Mondorestore design
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