With the imminent release of Debian Sarge, comes a new installer program, which is much more flexible than that of previous releases. Among many of the new features is support for installation with LVM, installation over an ssh console and even the ability to install over an infra-red link. However with these extra features comes an added layer of complexity, and for the new user, accessing the less commonly used features is not always straightforward.
This article intends to provide a step-by-step guide to installing Debian Sarge with a mirrored-disk configuration. This process can easily be extended to cover any RAID configuration that Debian Linux supports (concatenated disks, RAID5, etc).