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I bought this server for work (a cheapy): http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7220575&CatId=2683 to upgrade our WAMP server to a newer LAMP server.

It appears the RAID-5 is actually a FakeRAID which is very unfortunate for me.

Anyway, I'm trying to install a 64-bit 10.04.2 Lucid server from a USB-key and the partitioner seems to hang at 43%. Before the partitioner loads it asks me to "Activate Serial ATA Devices" and I've tried both "yes" and "no".

I did a sha1sum on the ISO and it says it's "OK". I was also able to hit Ctrl+Alt+F2 and run tail -n 20 /var/log/partman and saw no error.

What else can I do to debug this problem?

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closed as too localized by Ringtail, bodhi.zazen, jrg Apr 5 '12 at 13:21

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First of all, I would return the server to the store saying that it is false advertising and it has fakeRAID. This is outrageous, seriously, nothing on there says that. –  nickguletskii May 30 '11 at 15:50
    
I am having this issue with 10.04.3 installing from a USB key. It must be an issue with the installer installing from a USB drive. The FakeRAID is a red-herring here. –  user30177 Oct 24 '11 at 3:59
    
dumb question, but which ISO did you use to make the key? –  Huckle Mar 17 '12 at 2:36
    
This question appears to be abandoned, if you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. I am flagging this for closure. Regards, –  Ringtail Apr 1 '12 at 17:05
    
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions here. –  bodhi.zazen Apr 3 '12 at 19:16