It only mirrors all data to the second disk. That’s where I’d start: To add a new entry into the win7 boot manager, you can use the official “bcdedit” command or the unofficial graphical utility named “EasyBCD 2. Make sure you only use partitions you created yourself in case partitions are listed doubly. Install of dmraid failed to configure, indicating it was unable to start the dmraid initscript.

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There is just some issue about a restricted hard-drive area used by some motherboards, which is ignored by default in Ubuntu. Use the desktop ISO. Install of dmraid failed to configure, indicating it was unable to start the dmraid initscript.

External links regarding RAID However, grub didn’t know which device should be scanned to find all the required files. I’m new to installing CentOs on a raided system.

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There exists patches for the 2. That’s where I’d start: When a block on one disk fails a failure reaches up to the application level, currently it doesn’t try to read from the second disk.

I’ve never had to replace a drive that fails, and I’d like to document and test how to do it before I put this system live. For example, the RocketRaid cards from HighPoint are notoriously difficult but do have someone maintaining the drivers at github apparently courtesy of Gentoo — there is no support from the manufacturer and you need to compile and add dkms support yourself, and Grub will probably never boot it.


I’ve attached a screen shot. From what I’ve been able to find is this chip used in RAID configurations although the word ‘controller’ suggests a more general function. So Grub can boot nvidia Fakeraid That’s right. I used fdisk and mkfs. Any guidance is appreciated, Thanks.

This controller will make you rebuild the drive from the Adaptec utility, and cause your server to be down for a LONG time. For some reason, the initramfs image did not get sent to my boot partition and the raid OS would not boot.

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BB code is On. These people shouldn’t have to add a separate hard drive just so they can boot Linux. As you already format the partition in the step 6. I again advise to use the wiki: Setting up a dual-boot system If you install to the drives without this running you WILL have access to the section of the hard drive that the disk metadata linkx located on that the controller uses, and you can wipe it out or damage it, ruining your array. Partitioning and formatting with ubiquity installer didn’t work for me.


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Trick was using chmod on the disc’s root partition! Otherwise the Installer messes up the partition setting and you have to start from the beginning.

Virtually none of these are true hardware RAID controllers. Open a terminal and type: You can find them using cfdisk at the top of the main screen be aware: After 2 tries to get started on linux and each time discovering it’ll likely be thrice as hard as I thought it would be the wsb2 before an example.

Makes sense once figured out.