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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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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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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/boot on software RAID 10

I am installing 14.04 LTS on a Dell Server with 4 SAS disks. I want to configure the disks as RAID 10 but I am wondering about the swap and boot partitions - should these be on the RAID 10 partitions ...
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“Quota error (device dm-*) find_block_dequentry: Quota for id * referenced but not present” messages whenever I boot

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 ...
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Rescue system with dmraid (12.04LTS)

I've installed ubuntu into a fakeraid (dmraid). I used fakeraid because I'll need to dual boot with my Windows 8, which isn't still installed. My array and its partitions looks like the following ...
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During an installation typed sudo dmraid -E -r /dev/sda, now windows 8 cannot start

During my installation of Ubuntu from a USB drive it couldn't detect my hard drive. I researched and learned that if I deleted my raid (or whatever sudo dmraid -E -r /dev/sda does) then Ubuntu would ...
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broken raid 1 array - I think I messed up

I have a big problem with my raid setup. So if anyone is interested, please help... I have a raid1 setup with 2 hdd. One day I saw in the SMART data of one on the disks that it had some bad sectors, ...
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DMRAID issues with Intel Matrix Storage (NTFS)

I have a RAID 5 array set up in Windows 7 using the Intel Matrix Storage Manager, which is, to the best of my knowledge, known as "FakeRAID". I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS side-by-side with W7, and I'm ...
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New 12.04 Install on RAID 0 with encrypted LVM for home AND swap?

I have an Asus laptop with 2 new 320GB WD hdd's. I want to do a Raid 0 install, but want to put both my / and swap partitions under encrypted lvm for security. What is the best way to do this from the ...
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How do I dual boot after installing ubuntu? I keep getting a grub rescue problem

Hi I just installed ubuntu 12.04.3 on mt dell inspiron that was running windows 7. I had trouble installing it at the start so i used the sudo apt-get remove dmraid command to install alongside ...
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Vostro 3560, Removed raid metadata, installed Ubuntu, easy way to go back?

I decided a while back that I wanted to dual boot my new Vostro 3560 so after looking at a few forums I found that I needed to remove the raid metadata using dmraid. At this point I could only boot ...
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One of two RAID 1s is not recognized in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a 256GB SSD (Ubuntu/Win8), and two 1TB drives in RAID 1. The problem is that I just recently added another two drives that are 4TB in RAID 1 but they aren't detected in Ubuntu as one drive but ...