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Make Win7 Bootable After Ubuntu/Kubuntu Install

I had a Win7 install on a raid array (sda...) and added a second drive (sdf) for installing Linux. Installed Ubuntu initially using a Grub boot loader (no problem, Win7 still bootable), but then ...
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14.04 - Replaced drive in Software RAID 1 - How to make bootable?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 x64 server with 2 500GB drives (sda and sdb) in a software RAID 1. I just had to replace sdb. Adding it back to the array with mdadm and resyncing was a snap. The problem I'm ...
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64 Bit Xubuntu on Full Software Raid 0 Using Mini.Iso

What I am asking is doable but the thing is I forgot how to do it since the last time I did. I recently upgraded my Ram to 8Gb from 2Gb. I am using an Asus Maximus Extreme with an intel core 2 duo ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Reinstall Grub on a Raid-1 via LiveCD

I had a hardware issue which caused my Ubuntu Server to fail. After the problem has been resolved I still cannot boot into my Ubuntu installation, but fall into initramfs instead. To me it seems that ...
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mdraid boot rescue

please help, i convert my raid from 2disk raid1 to 4 disk rad5, and after some command(i think it was update-initramfs and reboot system wont start, says error: file `/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod` ...
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My (older) computer has become unbootable except for ubuntu minimal CD - RAID mdadm

I really hope someone can help me out here because my computer has become unbootable, and it holds a RAID-5 data disk Array (mdadm ) which I need to recover. No OS will boot, nor USB, nor DVD, nor ...
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mountall: fsck /boot [333] terminated with status 1

I am running a Ubuntu Precise 12.04.4 LTS vm on an ESXi. Suddenly, the boot up process started crashing with the following message: /dev/mapper/luxsrv--vg-boot: 251/249856 files (6.4% ...
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booting from USB with Raid

I am trying to install the latest version of ubuntu on a dell precision t3500. but when I boot to usb stick. I get an error that says busybox v1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1) build-in shell (ash) ...
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Ubuntu with system on mdadm, broken grub, won't boot

My old disc started failing so I decided to change it. While moving data to a new disk, seeing how big it is, I though it would be a good decision to split the disk and add some insurance with RAID1 ...
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Software raid 1 on ubuntu 14.04 desktop

I am trying to setup Sofware RAID 1 for my ubuntu desktop (14.04) Unfortunately desktop installer no longer supports RAID1 configuration. Therefore I am trying to manually set this up. I followed ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 UEFI Raid with Ubuntu 14.04 Grub2 Problem

I used the intel Raid 0 to raid SSD #1 and #2 on raid 0 for video editing work, everything was good.I installed windows 7 64bit on an asus x79 deluxe motherboard on these raid 0 two ssds using ...
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How to force update-grub to use UUID?

When I run "update-grub", the file "grub.cfg" will contain lines like this. menuentry 'Ubuntu...' { ... linux /boot/vmlinuz... root=/dev/md124 ... ... } For the line of linux, is it ...
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Problems booting windows and ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu on a Windows 7 machine and Windows will not boot. A few notes: This computer is connected to RAID and another HD. I installed ubuntu on the nonraid drive and windows is on the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Manual Hard Drive Partitioning Help Needed

I'm in need of some assistance with manual partitioning from the Ubuntu 14.04 install GUI. I'm trying to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I have a 60GB SSD as that I want all my OS files ...
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mdadm warning (system unbootable) from update-initramfs, mkconf's suggested fix seems inconsistent with mdadm's description of problem

Summary: update-initramfs says system unbootable, message points to mkconf which suggests rewrite to mdadm.conf that would appear to break the RAID, system up (for now) but next reboot may kill it, ...
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performed Fresh install from USB, at system restart it hangs at verifying dmi pool data

This is my first time installing an OS, so please bear with me; after much searching was unable to find an answer to my specific issue. Im doing a fresh install, with no other OS on the computer. ...
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Samsung 840pro SSD in RAID0… caveats?

We have a SuperMicro X9SRI-F-O board that has two 6gb/s SATA3.0 ports. We currently have a single Samsung 840pro SSD hooked up to the first SATA channel. We want to double the storage and bandwidth by ...
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Change initramfs script

I made RAID 0 by mdadm'ing partition located on dmraid VIA VT6421 and Western Digital hdd. Installed Ubuntu on that RAID. Now, when I boot, I get (initramfs) ash prompt. There, I have to write mdadm ...
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Install the grub boot loader on hard disk fails

I have the following disk setup, raid5: Disk /dev/sda: 111.8 GiB, 120034123776 bytes, 234441648 sectors Disk /dev/sdb: 111.8 GiB, 120034123776 bytes, 234441648 sectors Disk /dev/sdc: 111.8 GiB, ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 Won't Boot - Busybox

I'm using software RAID1 and installation was fine. I booted in, updated, installed programs, etc. Then when I restarted I got sent to the Busybox prompt. At the advice of people in this forum, I ...
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GRUB error with RAID when other HDD's exist

I had this exact issue with Debian. Grub has no issues loading at all as long as all of my HDD's are turned off except for my hardware RAID array. When there's more than just my RAID, it fails to ...
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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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How to fix broken upgrade on Ubuntu Server on USB thumbdrive with Encrypted LVM

Oh woes is me: I decided to do a do-release upgrade on my workstation and managed to bork my production workstation. My setup was as follows: 32GB usb key that Ubuntu Server booted from - this ...
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Ubuntu12.04 not booting after installing exim

Also getting: error: reloc offset is out of the segment After I followed this tutorial (youtube) (installing exim on the ubuntu) my ubuntu server, boots up till the point where you can select ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 dual boot on ssd + hdd raid1

Despite reading dozens of HowTos and so on I am getting crazy about trying to get my dual boot system running. Maybe you can help me. My system: Asus Z87-pro motherboard with UEFI Samsung 840 Pro ...
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Ubuntu Server 13 hangs on boot, help?

All that appears on the screen is the blinking cursor, and it never seems to go away. I am pretty sure this may be a permissions problem. The reason I suspect this, is before the problem occured I ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 12.04 won't boot. Software RAID 1

I need to fix this issue I have in one of our machines. Motherboard is ASUS Z9PE-D16. We have 4 SATA drives enabled and one of them has failed. It's the drive in port 1. So the system is not booting ...
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How can I effectively build soft RAID on startup and before mounting filesystems?

I recently made a soft RAID. However, I faced the situation when I have RAID without UUID, because I used --build command instead of usual --create, by the reason that correct mdadm arrays are not ...
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Boot up problem: P FIFO DMA_PUSHER MEM_FAULT

I have been trying to solve this issue on my own, but no luck so far. What I have tried in order to clear the fault is: blank all HDDs back to factory state did a full RAM error check (passed ...
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Software Raid0 doesn't mount successfully in fstab

I have created a Raid0 and it works as I expect it. The the array file is created at /dev/md0. I want this to be mounted automatically by adding this line at the end of the /etc/fstab file : /dev/md0 ...
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A Guide to Install Ubuntu 13.04 using a RAID 0

Getting the error: Unable to install grub in /dev/sda? Because you are using a BIOS/fakeRAID0? If you manage to find this thread consider yourself in luck. I spent the last 48 hours trying to figure ...
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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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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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Can't mount btrfs on boot [duplicate]

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04 (with a 3.8.13 kernel) that fails to boot if I include in /etc/fstab a mount point for a btrfs volume: /dev/sda3 /home btrfs ...
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mountall problem on RAID

I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 x64 with a software RAID 1 and had to run boot-repair to make the system bootable. Now everything seems to be ok except that it throws following warnings during each ...
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Can't boot after converting lvm2 root to lvm2 raid1

I have Ubuntu 12.10 (no updates, kernel 3.5.0-17-generic) on first HDD (sda), which uses MBR and was partitioned as "Use whole disk for ubuntu" with LVM2 enabled. Root filesystem is on LVM2 ...
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ubuntu 12.04 not booting

I have installed ubuntu on 2 brand new 1TB hd's (raid1 config) using a boot cd. The install seems to have completed correctly but it wont boot. Using the boot cd and "try ubuntu" I can see all the ...
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NAS / 3TB Disks / Boot from USB

I've got an old Intel D510MO Motherboard. I would like to use build myself a mini NAS (RAID level 1). The Problem is it only has 2 SATA Ports and I would like use, at least, 3 TB Disks. From my ...
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How to add Windows 7 to GRUB2?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I want to dual boot it with Windows 7. Let me explain what did I do: There was only Ubuntu 12.04 on and I get it's image with clonezilla. Ubuntu was ...
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Is there a fix for md raid failure on 12.04

I've got a system that ran cleanly on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Upgrading to 12.04 LTS / 12.04.1 LTS / 12.04.2 LTS has been unpleasant and unsuccessful. Install goes cleanly and I have installed as follows: ...
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Can't Install/Boot Ubuntu

I am getting the error: ata[462]: HDIO_GET_IDENTITY failed for '/dev/sdh': Invalid Argument I used the x64 Ubuntu 12.10 download burned to a DVD. I cannot boot from the DVD. I am using: ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from assembling degraded RAID on boot?

I have RAID 5 on 3 hard disks, in which one of them is external on USB 3. I'm facing problems on boot because sometimes the external drive isn't detected or maybe isn't ready soon enough, and the RAID ...
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disks not ready in array causes mdadm to force initramfs shell

Okay, this is starting to get pretty frustrating. I've read most of the other answers on this site that have anything to do with this issue but I'm still not getting anywhere. I have a RAID 6 array ...
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Ubuntu Messed up my Grub [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu I have Windows XP Installed, and i have installed Fedora 15, yesterday. Updated it today to 17, and installed Ubuntu. After ...
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ubuntu server 12.04 new installation does not boot

I've just installed server 12.04 on a new machine. It's got two network cards and two hard drives. During installation it asked me if I wanted to make it RAID and I said ok to that. Finally, it ...
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12.04 LTS on Dell PowerEdge T300 installs, but won't boot

I'm trying to get 12.04 LTS 64-bit up and running on a Dell PowerEdge T300 Server with the Dell SAS 6/iR RAID controller (LSI SAS1068E chipset). Ubuntu installs just fine, doesn't report any errors, ...
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12.04 does not boot from the disk after installation

Installed Ubuntu on HP xw4600 workstation using CD not USB. But after installation it does not boot from hard drive. During installation it showed: The entire disk will be used: ...
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Help with Plymouth script please! :)

I am attempting to work around this problem: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1997417 on the hypothesis that the problem is a race condition between the boot sequence and '/' and my raid0 ...
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Replaced drive in RAID array--now can't boot?

I have a home server running 10.04 configured with an mdadm-based RAID array. The boot and /home partitions are both on RAID-1 arrays, and I have a large data partition on RAID-5. There are three ...