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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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), ...
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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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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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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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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) ...
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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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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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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. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Can't access Intel Matrix Raids

I created 2 Intel Raid Array's using the Option Rom version 12.6. First one is Raid 0, the 2nd is Raid 5. Everything works in windows, and Intel RST verification reports it's initialized and no ...
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Unable to mount Iomega HDD

Need help to read files off of an external hard drive. Unable to mount Iomega HDD Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/justin/Iomega HDD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Will using DMRAID wipe my drive?

I have a sony win8 laptop -- that I like btw, but would love to dual boot ubuntu or multiboot with some other distros. After much research and banging my head against the wall, it seems I have a ...
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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 ...
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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?