A Striping with Fake Root 9. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. The installer fails to install Grub and you must do it from the command line. 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. Multiboot configurations are common among users who need multiple operating systems available on the same machine. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. It wasn’t me who figured that out.

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Find More Posts by Caesar Tjalbo. My windows boot drive has gb free space according to Windows’ ‘Computer Management’ app, but only 27mb according to the ubuntu installer’s partitioning app – hence I can’t install it.

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For example, the RocketRaid cards from HighPoint are notoriously difficult eb2 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 must admit I haven’t mailed a mobomaker with these questions and I’m not linxu close to ordering a system so I also haven’t looked at shops which may have an answer.

Basically you install using the live cd alternate no longer required in 9. I have an Asus A8V motherboard and had Gutsy running on it for some time. However, grub didn’t know which device should be scanned to find all the required files.


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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. Added something about Alternate CD at the top – hope people don’t mind, but if you’re new to Ubuntu, you don’t know what this is and don’t realise that it’s an official thing which you need to download.

The time now is Since I don’t need the dm-raid module in the modules, I need to add rmraid, which I just used nano to edit the modules file and added a new line: GRUB2 currently does not have the means to boot a fakeraid setup and is rumored to be fixed in time for Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

That said, linux software raid is more robust and better supported and thus, recommended over fakeraid if you do not need to dual boot with Windows. Trick was using chmod on the disc’s root partition!

ESB2 chip + Linux, compatibilty? (x mobo)

This is a pdc controller. RAID-1 You should be aware that dmraid especially the dm-raid1 target of the device mapper at least up to kernel version 2.

A list can be found at:. This controller will make you rebuild the drive from the Adaptec utility, and cause your server to be down for a LONG time.


Always when installing something of this magnitude make sure that you back wsb2 anything of importance. Why not use a linux software RAID? Replace X with the partition number from the previous step.

If you have multiple dmraid devices with multiple sets of arrays set up say: I am running into RH 5. Rsb2 found out, that one important file was missing: 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 time before an example.

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Find More Posts by katchoo. I am using the six partition method with boot ide drive and the rest on raid.

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Once dmraid is running, the live installer can handle installing to the raid. I am currently using an ide drive for the boot partition.

The installer fails to install Grub and you must do it from the command line. Currently writing this on a The following should help to avoid many of the pitfalls one may encounter, while setting up such a configuration. Best to copy them onto the same medium prior to installation.

Adding this file eliminates the need to remove the savedefault ,inux from the menu. So it secures the system from data loss, but the system can nonetheless crash.