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How to partition for a successfull boot with raid5 + lvm +encryption

I have been trying to make this setup work for several days. The system never boots... When I do a setup without the software raid I can get it to work. How should I set up my system partition to be ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 lts on raid 1 centos

My current computer runs on CentOS with RAID 1. It has 3 HDD : one for system files, 2 others for data in raid 1. I want to change CentOS for Ubuntu, but i want to know if, by removing CentOS and ...
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Is my BIOS RAID 1 set up correctly (Gparted warning message)?

I have set up a RAID 1 configuration on Click BIOS II running on a MSI motherboard (Z77A-G43). It uses two 2TB hard drives of equal sizes. After setting up the BIOS settings, I had the option to ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Raid installation

We have acquired an machine with Embedded Server RAID technology 5.4.1 and trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 onto it. There are two disks and we have defined one logical volume with RAID 1. Then run ...
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Grub on boot partition using raid0 and swap partition question

I'm new on this linux stuff and english isn't my language so have some patience please. =) Question 1: *When a boot partition is created during or before a installation of Ubuntu, is Grub bootloader ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu on a secondhand IBM server

I recently picked up a secondhand IBM x365, and I want to install Ubuntu on it. I've installed Ubuntu on countless personal computers, but never before on a server. I made my bootable disc (I have a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 + software RAID = error: unknown filesystem, grub rescue (UEFI)

I'm posting here for the first time, though reading this site looking for solutions almost every day. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 with soft-RAID on a IBM server with UEFI support. After the ...
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ubuntu desktop installation

I've been searching on the internet for quite some time to find a solution. I've been trying to install Ubuntu Desktop on a new computer build. I would like to install ubuntu desktop on a ssd and ...
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Installing Ubuntu with Software RAID 10

I just set up Ubuntu 12.04.3 Server LTS with software RAID 10. Here's the steps I followed for setting up RAID: 1) Automatically partition one of the drives in order to determine the sizes of the ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 on a ssd & data on RAID HDD

I'm new so please forgive me if i'm posting against the rules or something like that. I found some topics that are a bit related, but none with raid 10. I'm going to switch from Windows server to ...
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Installation on RAID 6i array?

I've been trying to get some linux distro - ANY linux distro - to function on an HP DL380 G4. I have an array of six 36gb SCSI320-SCA drives on the onboard HP SmartArray 6i controler; not a single ...
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Stuck after Wubi installer

So after the Wubi finished the install and rebooted, something failed and went to busybox shell. I have tried this twice now. System Specs: I7 930 OC 4.21 6GB DDR3 1600 Mushkin Blackline C: WD ...
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Ubuntu Lucid/12.04 manual installation with RAID/LVM

My goal is to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using two 1T disks with mixed LVM over RAID. I am running the installation using the mini ISO (bad quality CDs had read error when I tried to use server ISO, so ...
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what is the difference between installing raid form bios and from disk utility in installing system?

what is the difference in configuring raid in Idrak bios and configuring raid in installing Ubuntu or any other system?? is it faster in configuring raid from bios and more good performance and can i ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 install raid 1, slow (takes over 2 hours)

I am trying to install ubuntu server 12.04 LTS on my server but the installation is really really slow. First I thought it was because it has to mirror everything but I assume it shouldn't take so ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu - dual environment with Raid

My new desktop has the following configuration (1 SSD with windows 7 installed) and a 2TB pair of Raid 1 disks. Windows is installed on the SSD (120Gb) which includes a boot partition. I have split ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 using Raid 1, Need a step by step guide [duplicate]

Lately, I am trying to build a server that uses Ubuntu Server 12.04.3(64bit) . I am facing problem while wanting to install under a software RAID(RAID 1). My Server spec are as below: Proccesor: ...
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installation on RAID set “seeking device”

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 (No 13.10 because of this error (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/1241589)), the installation succeeded, but with an error that he could not install bootloader ...
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417 views

Ubuntu Install 13.10 - media change

I'm in the middle of an install of 13.10 on a Poweredge with RAID 5 setup. It is asking for a "media change" and "release AMD64 Salamander (20131016)". I have the CD in the CD drive, but it won't go ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 Raid help

So I installed ubuntu server 12.04 on my Adata SSD 60 GB, I have to other HDD WD Cavier 500GB Drives how would I add them to my server to use RAID 1?
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1answer
854 views

Installing Ubuntu on btrfs over multiple drives

When I installed Ubuntu 13.04, I managed to combine a couple of outdated askubuntu answers, as well as some of the btrfs documentation in order to figure out how to install Ubuntu over two SSDs using ...
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1answer
67 views

How to install software to OS on other disk?

Have installed 13.10 on a RAID1 array following this guide: http://www.michielovertoom.com/linux/ubuntu-software-raid/ Everything went fine, except for the last step where I'm supposed to install ...
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1answer
740 views

How do I perform an installation with RAID1 HDDs and two SSDs?

I have a setup with 2 HDDs (1TB), 2 SSDs (32GB and 120GB) and 16GB RAM, and I want to do the following: Put the two HDDs in a RAID 1 for redundancy, and use that volume for the bulk of file-saving, ...
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1answer
132 views

Dell Power Edge 1800: Won't Install

I'm trying to install 13.10 on a Dell 1800 which gets to the the "checking system" portion of the install then it locks up. The keyboard then blinks at the CAPS LOCK and the SCROLL LOCK LEDs; & I ...
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How to install Ubuntu server with UEFI and RAID1 + LVM

I used to install my servers with LVM over software RAID1, and grub install on the MBR of both drives. Now I have an UEFI server, and the compatibility (BIOS) mode does not seem to work. So I went ...
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Can not detect external hdd on ubuntu

Hi all i have an external hdd dock with a 150gb drive in it i am trying to access in linux, but i can not see it all i see is : root@ubuntu:/home/richard# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 161.1 GB, ...
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ubuntu web server 6 HDD raid1 and raid5

I just purchased a new Dell PowerEdge 2950 Specs: 16GB Ram 6x 146 GB HDD 2x 3.0Ghz QuadCore Xeons Hardware Raid Setup: Disk Group 1: Raid 1 Drive #1 Drive #2 Disk Group 2: Raid 5 Drive #3 Drive #4 ...
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106 views

Highpoint 640L Raid card on Ubuntu 12.04: Drivers for initial install?

I recently built a prospective file server with these specs: MSI B75MA-E33 3 x 500GB WD Black HDD Highpoint 640L RAID card And I was hoping to install Ubuntu 12.04 and configure a windows file ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 12.04 on SAS Hot Swap Hard Disk Drive (2*146 GB, 15 RPM) with RAID 1 [closed]

Unable to install ubuntu 12.04 server on below mentioned hardware with RAID 1. Without Raid one Harddisk is detacting. With Raid 1 Harddisk is not Detecting. Hardware details:- Intel Xeon E5410 ...
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1answer
381 views

Installing Ubuntu on existing RAID 1 with complete rebuild

My desktop machine is currently running Windows XP (32 bit) on an AMD Sempron processor. For various reasons, this is far from satisfactory, & my plan is to do a complete rebuild, with Ububtu (64 ...
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343 views

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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753 views

Ubuntu Software Raid GPT

I am attempting to setup software raid with my 3Tb harddrives. I have partitioned each with GPT and 3 sections. (1 Bios, 1 Ext4 1 swap). The swap and ext4 are joined with raid. Installer goes fine, ...
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install server 13.04 with raid1 (+encrypted partitions) failed

I am trying to install 13.04 Server with Raid1 + full disk encryption. I didnt manage to, so I reduced the to setup only to Raid1. However I still didnt manage to. I receive to following message: ...
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1answer
370 views

How do I install 13.04 alongside windows on an Intel Raid 5?

Whenever I try to install Ubuntu I run into issues. All the live CD's don't display the Intel raid 5 and show multiple drives. When I tried the 12.04 alternative, And the Raring Minimal ISO. The raid ...
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1answer
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Bootloader install failed - RAID

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a desktop with hardware raid (3 disks in raid 5). I believe I have an ICH8 chipset, if that is relevant. So, I created an install USB stick with Startup Disk ...
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1answer
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Some things I don't quite understand about partitioning for an installation

So I'm installing ubuntu onto my main desktop, but I don't quite understand the partitioning and how Ubuntu works in general. I have 4 SSDs which I would like to put into a JBOD array. I did some ...
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1answer
326 views

How can I install Ubuntu Server on a pre-configured RAID configuration?

I recently came into possession of an IBM xseries 346 server with 4 SCSI drives in some RAID configuration. The server doesn't boot so I thought I would install Ubuntu server (12.04) on it, but when ...
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1answer
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How to install ubuntu on a raid 5 array using mdadm

I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 (not server), I have 4 empty hard drives (/dev/sda, /dev/sdb, /dev/sdc, /dev/sdd), each 150 gb and /sdd is 160 gb and I have a Live USB. I want to install Ubuntu on a ...
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1answer
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how do I set permissions in a RAID 1data hard drive?

I just set up 2 data HD on RAID 1 in Ubuntu 12.04 (soft-raid), they are ext4. However I can't figure out how to remove permissions on these drives to read and write. I tried using sudo chmod ugo+wx ...
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1answer
147 views

Non Bootable system -> Ubuntu is installed fine but it doesn't boot!? [closed]

I have a Dell Dimension 3000 and I am trying to make it a web server. I have tried installing the Ubuntu server 13.04 and Ubuntu Desktop 13.04. I have had no luck. The only thing that works is the ...
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338 views

How to make the Ubuntu installation process recognize RAID administered volumes (dual boot windows 8 on a system with ssd cache)?

I am trying to make a dual boot ubuntu/win8 on my new laptop, that came with a pre-installed windows 8. After leaving some 300 Gb unpartitioned space in Windows I created a live USB and booted it on ...
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1answer
144 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 ...
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1answer
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Stuck starting cups-browsed

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell XPS630i with no success. There's two problems: bootloader does not install via ubuntu installer. Resolved this with the help of repair-boot. Mentioning ...
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1answer
73 views

MDADM - Degrading when copying files to share

We have a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server which is configured with a 2 disk software 1 RAID (mdadm). The disks are 3TB and partitioned with a 1MB GPT partition and with the remaining assigned to the RAID. ...
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1answer
491 views

RAID1 array lost after upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 13.04

I had a working Ubuntu 11.10 with / on an SSD (/dev/sdc) and /home on a software RAID1 array that resided on two partitions on /dev/sda and /dev/sdb (identical drives), respectively. This was set up ...
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1answer
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Installing 13.04 Server on Hardware raid 0. Fails to install grub on /dev/mapper

I am installing 13.04 Server using guided setup. It is going on a hardware raid 0. Everything is working swell until I get to where I need to install grub. It gives examples of /dev/sda and /dev/sdb ...
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1answer
599 views

Having trouble with HighPoint RAID Drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am building a storage server with the following components: U-NAS NSC-800 Server Chassis ADATA Premier Pro SP600 ASP600S3-32GM-C 2.5" 32 GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) ASUS ...
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2answers
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Setting Up RAID During 13.04 Install

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop on RAID 5, but I can't figure out how to do it. I have read that it can be done during the install, though I haven't found a good explanation of how ...
2
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 Server Installation With no RAID option?

I'm installing Ubuntu 13.04 Server. When I get to the partition manager, I select Manual. When I click on one of my disks that I want to use as a RAID partition, the option doesn't exist. Can you not ...
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Ubuntu raid not showing on windows 7 [closed]

I have windows 7 recently installed on single disk and would like to install games on the slave drives to act faster its a small raid of 2 160gb disks, thing is i have also Ubuntu installed there with ...