A tool to manage BIOS driven **Fake RAID** which is managed by the `dmraid` tool. It is useful when sharing volumes between Linux and Windows for example.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
43 views

fakeraid, don't startup after upgrade

I made up my workstation from 15.10 to 16.04, telling my colleagues I have never had any problems during my updates. The system is installed on a raid0 Intel software. Except that reboot, I just get ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

DMRaid Not Detecting its disks

We had a software raid using dmraid in an ubuntu 14.04 box. For some reason, we changed the sata ports per disk. The disks were removed and added again to the case but on different sata ports probably....
0
votes
0answers
80 views

Intel fakeraid using dmraid instead of mdadm during install 14.04. Why?

When I installed 14.04 it detected my intel fakeraid and asked if I wanted to use mdadm. I selected yes and did guided partitioning the entire drive with LVM. it didn't boot correctly. It ended up ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

What “cbaaacigei” means in /dev/mapper/isw_cbaaacigei_foobar?

After creating an Intel software raid with the command dmraid --format isw --create foobar --type 0 --disk /dev/sdb,/dev/sdc a RAID-set was created with the name isw_cbaaacigei_foobar After ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

Best RAID solution with a hardware RAID card?

I have a repurposed server. Before the repurpose it was an ESXi host so it had 6 2TB hard drives and an Adaptec 6805 SAS RAID card (and 2 6-core processors and 128GB ECC RAM which is another problem) ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

sda sometimes changes to sde after reboot

I have a problem on ubuntu 15.10 server. Sometimes, the boot device is /dev/sda and after reboot it changes to /dev/sde, which messes up my raid. /etc/fstab: UUID=34510a0f-c98f-407b-a11c-...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Hardware (/fakeraid?) RAID 1 fails to show correct size using Asus X99-PRO

I have a Ubuntu-only system with 3 disks, 1 SSD drive and 2 identical mechanical drives. The first one has the core Ubuntu install while the latter 2 I want to set-up with RAID 1. Unfortunately I get ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Removed dmraid but still No Hardddisk found for Mac Model A1289

I'm running Live CD for Ubuntu 14.04 inside Mac Machine Model A1289 I only have 1 harddisk which earlier formatted with NTFS But the Live CD does not detect the harddisk. I've run sudo apt-get remove ...
2
votes
1answer
790 views

How To Mount RAID0 on Ubuntu (to recover data from Acer Aspire S5 Ultrabook)

Recently I ran into booting issues with windows 7 on my Acer Aspire S5 ultrabook. Before bootup, the system indicated that one of the physical disks (the ultrabook has two 128 GB SSDs in preinstalled ...
1
vote
0answers
199 views

Setup FakeRaid Raid1 for data only for Ubuntu 14.10 and Windows 7

I want to create a FakeRaid RAID1 array of two hdd's that are being used only for data, no OS's on them. My OS's are Ubuntu 14.10 and Windows 7 which are each on seperate hdd's. Almost all of the ...
1
vote
1answer
166 views

RAID Failure On Ubuntu 14.04

Recently my RAID 0 partition has stopped working. Its a "fake RAID" using dmraid. When I run the command: dmraid -s ERROR: sil: wrong # of devices in RAID set "sil_bjaccdaaeibd" [1/2] on /dev/sdc ...
0
votes
1answer
216 views

Import/assemble RAID0 using Ubuntu 14

I know this question probably came up before, but I could not find the answer. I have two 1TB HDD setup in RAID 0, but the motherboard went bad. I replaced the motherboard and installed Ubuntu 14 on a ...
1
vote
0answers
73 views

“Quota error (device dm-*) find_block_dequentry: Quota for id * referenced but not present” messages whenever I boot [duplicate]

One week after installation of The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I got server crash. In log files I don't see any errors so I made photos. One more thing I inserted new ram modules ( before was ...
1
vote
2answers
913 views

Recover Orphaned RAID 0 from Silicon Image controller with Linux Software RAID?

I had an old XP machine in Raid0, 2 x 120gb drives on a Sil3112 controller. The drives are intact (afaik) but the motherboard or P4 is toast. Id love to recover precious photos from the drive or dump ...
0
votes
1answer
180 views

Add RAID 0 to 13.04 desktop

I have a Buffalo NAS whose network interface crapped out. I want to take the two 500 gb drives set up as RAID 0 out and put them in a 13.04 desktop so I can access the data. Any answers? Suggestions? ...
0
votes
1answer
202 views

Ubuntu on a fakeRAID

How do i install Ubuntu alongside windows and if possible on the second drive of a computer with fakeRAID (im new to linux so if you got answers please keep them simple) Additional info: i am on RAID ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How to install Kubuntu on other hard disk

I would like to install Kubuntu 12.10 on my computer. I have 2 hard drives, 500 GB each. I have Windows 7 Home Premium installed on one disk, and I want to install Kubuntu 12.10 on the other. How do I ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

ext4 filesystem wrongly detected as jmicron_raid_member

I have an installation of Ubuntu 12.04 on an SSD disk that I'm unable to boot after a kernel upgrade and a reboot. Additional things that might be a possible cause is that I did some cleanup (dpkg -r) ...
2
votes
0answers
691 views

Fixing broken raid0 with dmraid?

A while ago when I was still on Windows I had two secondary 1 TB hard drives that used a raid0 setup, fakeraid I believe with Intel. My primary hard drive died which seemed to have messed up the raid ...
0
votes
1answer
695 views

How to re-add RAID-10 dropped drive? [closed]

I have a problem that I can't seem to solve. We have a Ubuntu server setup with RAID-10 and two of the drives dropped out of the array. When I try to re-add them using the following command: mdadm --...
3
votes
6answers
11k views

GRUB fails to install on upgrade 12.04->12.10 (fakeraid)

I have a Gigabyte X85A-UD3R motherboard with an ICH10R. I also have a RAID 0 (striping) setup of 2x1TB disks, configured at the BIOS level (raid controler which boots before OS/after BIOS?) which ...
1
vote
1answer
281 views

Ubuntu partition not using RAID

A while ago (about 6 months) I set up what I thought was hardware RAID 1 in my BIOS (using the Intel Rapid Storage feature). In Windows the Intel storage manager recognised the RAID volume and synced ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Raid Shows Up as Multiple Drives - Can't Mount

I have a single hard drive that the OS is installed on and I have Sil raid card installed with two matching 500GB hdds set up in Raid 0 and formatted- they're completely empty. For whatever reason ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Soft RAID and dual boot with windows 7

My motherboard support Fake Raid. Can I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7 and both running on Raid (Stripe)? How can I do that?
2
votes
1answer
17k views

How to modify/fix incorrectly detected dmraid (FakeRaid) RAID 10 array

I'm trying to get dmraid to properly detect an existing RAID 10 array, which is working fine within windows 7. In summary, the drive setup and bios partitioning is as following: 2 x SSD (120 GB), ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Un-raiding a two-disk fakeraid array

I have a system with two disks in a bios-configured RAID-1 array, currently dual-booting Win7 and Ubuntu 10.10. I opted for fakeraid, rather than softraid, so that the raided disk could be seen from ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

can i have two seperate fakeRAID disks with two seperate controllers? [closed]

I have a nv and a sil3114 SATA controllers, each has a bios setup Raid 5 that Needs to be shared with windows... but i cant get either to work after trying what seems like everything. http://...
6
votes
6answers
6k views

How do I automount a fake raid?

Hardware Asus K8N4-E Deluxe Mobo Sil 3114 fake raid, onboard 2 Seagate 250 gb hd, hosting my /home A backup on a separate hard disk of /home What I have so far I've made the raid using the Sil ...
3
votes
1answer
751 views

Fake RAID (dmraid) not seeing new SATA drives

I have three drives in my machine, one SSD with 32GB and two 1TB drives, attached to an Intel 82801JI (ICH10) SATA AHCI Controller. The problem is, that I can access only one of the 1TB drives when ...
2
votes
2answers
980 views

How do I install Ubuntu 10.10 beside Windows 7 onto a fake raid?

I currently have 4 drives setup in Raid 10. I've tried installing Ubuntu straight to the metal but it does not recognize my Windows partition and upon quitting the installation and then restarting, my ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How to access a fake raid?

I have a fake raid, which I wanted to access using mdadm /dev/md0 -A -c 128 -l stripe --verbose /dev/sda /dev/sdc which should be right, as far as I understand the man page. But I get the message ...
2
votes
2answers
470 views

How does Ubuntu handle looking at a Windows Raid?

If I install Ubuntu on hard drive A and mount (via nautilus) hard drive B that has Windows 7 installed on it with a RAID1, could Ubuntu even remotely screw up the RAID Controller? Or would it look at ...