This is a must when maintaining a lot of machines using for instance a serial line console. If it’s on the builtin intel chipset, ya it’s fakeraid. The alarm gone after hard reset. The default package dmraid comes with scripts that are insufficient to actually activate the partitions on the array. Unsupported Version This article applies to an unsupported version of Ubuntu. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I think you can find it on the LSI site, just be sure to get the right one, 32 or 64bit.

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Help with Intel raid setup.

If not, please report a bug with workaround if known. In case of a dual boot with Win7, grub may have some problem to launch windows.

Symptoms I’ve tried the Windows will recognize the partitions created with gparted and can be installed alongside. Everything should install now without an error.

Downloads for IntelĀ® RAID Controllers

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Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor. Why not use a linux software RAID? Rair may be hiding there. Trust me, I dislike this situation as much as you do.


Though sometimes the sector it cannot read is 0x0. It’s basically just a bios to configure a raid set, and a driver that windows uses just to install onto there, the CPU still has to do all the heavy lifting. Hardware using this driver: I’ll get it running normally and post the lscpi info you asked for, via pastebin or something similar. So it secures the system from data loss, but the system can nonetheless crash.

I had to do it before launching the ubiquity installer.

This one boots but there’s appearently no support for this particular controller. If you’d like to contribute content, let conhroller know. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Notes General Notes Ubiquity will fail fontroller installing grub, and will not automatically add dmraid to the new installation.

This utility along with other crap can be downloaded here: I booted Windows, disabled Smart Response, let it settle, then shut down and made the physical switch.

DebianInstaller/SataRaid – Debian Wiki

I could contrller set the raid set for boot in the BIOS. I have an Asus A8V motherboard and had Gutsy running on it for some time. This question appears to be off-topic.


Optional Type bash into the prompt, for easier command line editing and command history. These people shouldn’t have to add a separate hard drive just so they can boot Linux.

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LinuxRaidForAdmins – Debian Wiki

RAID-5 Since version 8. After 2 tries to get started on linux and each time discovering it’ll likely be thrice as hard as I thought it 82801r be the time before an example. This should also work when initially setting up Grub, as described above. I let it, then realized what had happened and rebooted to Windows. Replace X with the partition number from the previous step.