RAID stands for redundant array of independent disks, and allows for disks to be linked in various ways. Common RAID setups in Ubuntu are a hardware RAID, FakeRAID and software RAID.

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Ubuntu not booting when RAID is turned on

Got a new Dell XPS with Windows 10. Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 installation USB couldn't see the SSD drive in order to install. I had to turn of RAID from system settings in order to install Ubuntu. Now when ...
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Multiple drive raid configuration using Windows 10 and ASUS bios

I am new to RAID, and am looking for the best solution to backup my drives. I have 1 M.2 500GB(dedicated for flight sim), 1 500GB SSD (dedicated to games and programs), 1 250 GB SSD (dedicated to win ...
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16.04 Hardware RAID 1 configuration

I just installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 to my home server on ssd disk. I have ASUS M5A78L-M motherboard that claim has RAID 0 and RAID 1. I also have 2 * 2TB same model harddisk. I configured my disks as ...
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Cisco C220 M3, How to install Ubuntu 16.04

I have to install Ubuntu 16.04 to Cisco C220 M3s server. Install without RAID is okay. But use RAID1, Cannot install ubuntu 16.04. Most time error is from Grub or make Partion. (RAID1 is must need) ...
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ZFS autoreplace unavailable drive

I have the fallowing ZFS test pool setup in my vm: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM pool DEGRADED 0 0 0 mirror-0 DEGRADED 0 0 0 sdb ...
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How can GRUB access initramfs file if its stored in RAID

I am reading about how boot process in Linux works and just cannot understand one thing: If GRUB is the one who copies initramfs into memory and only after that init process starts (which is then ...
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Ubuntu ZFS or other file system layout question

I have a system currently setup as a plex server running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am in the process of upgrading the server and was wondering about the best way to layout file systems. I was looking at ...
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How to install Ubuntu on computer with 2 SATA SSD's Raid0

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my computer that has 2 SATA SSDs linked by Raid0. I can't install it regularly (i.e. 'Install Ubuntu' while booting from the ISO) becuase the installer freezes or ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + LVM won't install to HW RAID; “Error! Partition(s) … written but … unable to inform the kernel”

I've had consistent problems installing Ubuntu 16.04 with LVM, with the live CD, to a hardware RAID-1, in a former Windows XP sever. Multiple attempts fail immediately after repartitioning (as a new ...
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Recover RAID/LVM disks from Crash-Reinstall

I had a Kubuntu system, probably 12-04, with / on an SSD and /usr and /home on separate partitions on 4 1TB hard disks, with the partitions RAIDed together. I've just brought the system back up, the ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 cannot boot up due to /dev/disk/by-uuid/xxxx does not exist

I have the Ubuntu server running on Raid 10 with array of four disks. I issue a sudo reboot then the server got stuck at this line. Tried the boot repair disk but to no success. Here is the ...
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Q: Raid1 not booting after new hard drive installed

On my Ubuntu server I had a disk failure. The new hard drive was quickly installed by the hoster's technicians. Then I followed the instructions on their page to integrate the new disk into the raid. ...
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Raid (usb) enclosure vanishes

I have a SOHO 2 disk raid enclosure which vanishes. On start-up the disk activity lights come on & lsusb gives: Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0781:5583 SanDisk Corp. Bus 001 Device 000: ID 0928:0002 PLX ...
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Dual booting 16.04 and Window 10 with Raid 0

I have a Fake RAID (ASRock Z77 extreme 4 MB Intel based raid 0.) I have windows installed on a Raid 0 drive consisting of four 120 GB SSDs. I would like to dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 (UEFI)....
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How to determine device name for NMVe SSDs during install

I'm in the beginning of installing 16.04 Ubuntu flavor to rig. I'll use two NMVe SSDs in a RAID0 config. I have all of the commands lined up, I just miss one crucial bit: the actual device name of the ...
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boot hangs and needs manual 'lvm vgchange -ay'

My machine has two identical disks in mirror mode using (software) raid and then lvm. When rebooting, eg after a power loss, the machine fails to recognise the lvm partition and drops into an ...
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MDADM issue with 14.04LTS after deleting RAID10

I am currently running 14.04 LTS on 1 HDD with a RAID 10 array used for storage. After a drive scare I decided to back up my array to an external HDD (done) create a new RAID1 array for the OS that I ...
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Ubuntu Raid 1 boot

I installed ubuntu with raid1 using two SSD:s, using this tutorial. The ubuntu start fine when both SSD:s are connected, but if I remove either one of them I get to boot to busybox. boot fail pic ...
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Raid 1 and Ubuntu Desktop 16.04

I installed Ubuntu Desktop 16.04. I have two SSDs to enable RAID1 on. I used this procedure: How to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with a dual-boot RAID 1 partition on an UEFI/GPT system? The ...
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How to enable degraded RAID1 boot in 16.04LTS?

In previous ubuntu versions, adding BOOT_DEGRADED=true to /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/mdadm allowed the system to automatically boot when the root filesystem is on a degraded array. This no longer ...
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Installing Linux on Hardware Raid 0

I have an msi gs70 stealth pro, with two ssd's configured in hardware raid 0 as well as a hdd. I've always installed linux (dual boot with windows) on the hdd, to avoid raid complications, but after ...
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How do you install Ubuntu on an Intel RST Raid?

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 16.04 to dual boot with Windows 10 on my new PC. I am using an MSI Z170A motherboard and two 512GB M.2 drives. My goal is to RAID0 both drives, and split the single ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu Studio from thumb drive to a GT80S Titan with 950 Pros in RAID 0

I used Rufus to write a bootable USB Drive. Rufus configuration: As for "Partition scheme and target system types": I both tried "I tried both the MBR partition scheme for BIOS or UEFI" and "GPT ...
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which one to use configure RAID0,RAID1,RAID5 OR RAID10

I am new to set up RAID and I need some guidance,my server is HPDL360 GEN8 and It has 4 500gb,now what RAID should I use or to configure ? Thank you in advance.
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Is Ubuntu 16.04 supported by HP360 gen8 Using RAID

I am having a problem. I am trying to install ubuntu 16.04 server on HP DL360 Gen8 using RAID, the problem is that after I finish installing it does not boot to the O.S. Looks like HPDL360 GEN8 does ...
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How to tell if I successfully use RAID

I configured RAID on our server and I installed Ubuntu 16.04. I want to know if I successfully use the RAID setup . How do I check this on our server ? This is result of lsblk Name Maj:min RM ...
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grub-probe error unknown filesystem after failed release upgrade, LVM RAID5 resize

I've got a software LVM RAID5 setup, across 4 physical hard drives: /dev/vg1/lv0 contains /boot /dev/vg1/lv1 contains / A do-release-upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 failed due to /boot partition being ...
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Yellow Machine Network RAID Ubuntu Installation

I need help with installing Ubuntu 16.04 onto my Yellow Machine Network RAID. The RAID comes with 4 hard drives and I want to put Ubuntu onto one of the drives. Whenever I run the installer disk, it ...
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ALERT ! UUID- does not exist. Dropping to a shell [duplicate]

I have got problem in Ubuntu 16.04. My system has 2 drives with RAID 1. I tried all that I found but didn't work. I matched the /etc/fstab and /boot/grub/menu.lst file with both /dev/md126 also ...
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how to clone Ubuntu with multiple disk with RAID 1 configuration to a new system with almost same hardware

I'm wondering if it's possible to clone a pre-configured Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system to a new system with almost the same hardware. I had some experience cloning a single drive setup but not multiple ...
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How does 16.04 mount my newly-mdadm-created RAID? (It's not in /etc/fstab)

I've created a RAID device using mdadm. It's /dev/md0 and I've successfully formatted and mounted it at /media/raid. I created an /etc/fstab entry for /dev/md0, but md0 is gone when I reboot. Upon ...
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Remove cable one disk (test one disk error) on Ubuntu Server RAID1

I setup Ubuntu Server follow https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/SoftwareRAID Everything good work, but I want to check remove one disk (test one disk error). After I remove cable disk 1 or ...
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How to migrate to ssd in RAID 1 system

What are the steps to migrate a Ubuntu 12.04 system from HDD to SSD. the system has two HDD's running in sofware-based RAID 1 mode.
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 SW RAID1 LVM - broken RAID unable to boot

I have an old notebook hp nx9020. I want to use RAID1 so I have PCMCIA card - SATA controller and SATA drive on it. I am using this configuration for years (maybe 8 years) on Debian, later on Ubuntu ...
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Where do I stand with btrfs?

First off, I understand btrfs is experimental and I should still have valid backups of all my data etc etc. No problems. I have setup a btrfs RAID5 array across 4x 3TB drives; Overall: Device ...
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Making RAID on a working system

I'm running on Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop and I have two SSD disks and two 1TB Sata HDDs. I want to make RAID to SSDs each other and 1TB HDDs each other. I searched a lot and tried many things, but I think ...
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How do I mount a RAID in Ubuntu?

First, I'm a total newbie to this platform and only have a very basic knowledge of command line input in Terminal... Long story short, I have a five disk LaCie RAID box (RAID 5) that seems to have ...
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Transmission not working on UUID disk and proper permissions

I cannot get any downloads finished, when it gets about 5mb downloaded, i get the Permission Denied error transmission is running on debian-transmission This answer does NOT work for me Also, the ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu 16.04 NVME Driver

I can't seem to install Ubuntu on my yoga 900. The device has a 512 gb NVME Samsung hard drive in it. This drive is seen by the BIOS but not by the Ubuntu installer. There is no option to change the ...
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Security of JBOD vs RAID while there is no backup

I have some large amount of data (~40 TB) consisting of small files. The data is currently stored on JBOD. Because the data is not super important and I cannot afford the needed disks there is no ...
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Install Linux on SSD and have HDD RAID5

I'm trying to find a solution, but it seems that no one has specifically had my problem. I'm trying to install Linux on an SSD and attach a RAID5 setup so that I have a secure home networked server. ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server on Raid 1: FakeRAID

I am installing Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 - amd64 in RAID 1 on my system with the following specs. SPECIFICATIONS: ASUS H97M-E 4GB 1600MHz RAM i3-4160 2 x 3TB Toshiba However, I failed ...
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How to backup the full system at runtime once a day

I would like to backup my 'server' running Ubuntu 14.04 every day at around 04:00. It needs to suspend after the backup has completed (I've got my script for this, but the software needs to have a '...
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Kubuntu 16.04 <-> 15.10 Inconsistent and slow wirless network transfer speeds

I have a file server running Kubuntu 15.10 and a client running 16.04. In truth, this issue existed prior to the 16.04 upgrade. When moving files, say a 500MB folder of MP3s, the transfer rate gets ...
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hard disk not mounting

it shows error like Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/mrityunjay/LENOVO_USB_HDD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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grub2 can't configure after failed upgrade on raid

I tried to upgrade ubuntu with standard apt-get upgrade and ran into similar problems to what is described here: https://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=1315016 grub went through a ...
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Power Failure on Software RAID 10: is automatic resync enough?

I had a power failure on a server (Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS ) with a raid 10 array. When I restored the power, in dmesg there was the message: md/raid1:md1: not clean -- starting background reconstruction ...
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How to upgrade drives in mdadm RAID? [closed]

Server that runs mdadm RAID1 2x 1TB HDD needs to be upgraded to 2x 4TB. After I want to configure mdadm monitor to send me e-mail if anything happens to RAID. What is the safest way to do this and ...
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Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32 - existing install

I've been trying to get one of our servers online since Friday. This server became unresponsive Friday and after running diagnostics on it (DL380 G9), I found nothing wrong with it. This server was ...
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md, mix disks and partitions in an array

My question is really how to mix in a 4 TB disk in my array consisting of 3 TB disks, which was partially answered here: Can I create a hybrid software-RAID array with disks of different sizes? ...