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.

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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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? ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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....
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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-...