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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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with hardware RAID

I have been having some issues with trying to install Ubuntu off of a live usb. The system has a Intel hardware RAID controller and I wish to run my two HDDs in RAID 1. I have come across and issue ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 can't find RAID

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04, and it drops me into BusyBox with the following error: Gave up waiting on root device. Common problems: - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) - Check ...
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GRUB - Can't install bootloader on Fujitsu Primergy TX150 S6

I own a (quite old, i know) server that i planned to use for local FTP/SSH/SMB... the usual. The setup goes well, the MegaRaid controller is detected ( i don't need RAID, none of the information ...
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raid1 not assemble

I have software raid and it is not assemble when I tried to assemble it. Below I am showing output of some commands. mdadm -A -s /dev/md1 /dev/sda /dev/sdb -f -v mdadm: looking for devices for /dev/...
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Lost RAID6 disks when moving to new PC (mdadm) (missing superblock)

Thank you in advance for any help you might be able to give. Earlier I tried to move my mdadm array from a Ubuntu Server to a virtualised Ubuntu Server running on an ESXi host. I connected them and ...
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Will the boot-degraded flag remain after upgrading to 14.04?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 and have a RAID setup with the boot-degraded option. If I upgrade to 14.04 will the boot-degraded option remain? I manage this server remotely and would hate to ...
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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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I don't understand how this RAID setup came back to life

I don't know how to explain this correctly, but I just need some insight as to how this happened: I have a 4-disk RAID 10 system via the motherboard's Intel raid controller using MDADM. I have ...
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Fresh install Ubuntu 16.04.1 unable to detect dmraid disk

I'm using a BIOS raid1 with Marvell chipset which works really well with dmraid in Ubuntu 14.04. The disk is shown as the following name with command fdisk. Disk /dev/mapper/...
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Recovering files from RAID 5 from a dead server

My main processing machine, running Ubuntu 14.04, just died over the weekend. I have 7/8 drives in RAID 5. While I figure out what's wrong and buy new parts, how can I get my data off the drives?
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Recover Server from recovery mode(firewall closes ports)

My server( Ubuntu 14.04 - Plesk - RAID1 ) is now in normal mode. Almost all ports disabled by firewall as plesk port 8443, so plesk login panel is not opening. Also Website is not opening. ...
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Driver hp raid controller b120i

I have a problem with a installation of ubuntu 12.04 server on HP SL4540 with raid controller b120i. Ubuntu during installation does not recognize the raid controller, and displays the disk separately....
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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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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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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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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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Cannot mount 2 windows merged ntfs volumes in ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

when my brand new Ubuntu is trying to mount my two hard drives that was merged in windows 7 I get this message: Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/luttikon/Media 1: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "...
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Unable to access a Drive [closed]

I am new to this platform so I don't Know much about Ubuntu, Now I have installed the latest Ubuntu version that is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64 bit), I already have windows 8 installed in my PC and I have ...
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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? ...
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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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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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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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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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Installing Ubuntu on RAID with LVM, failed to boot

I've installed Ubuntu on RAID-5 with LVM and made a /boot partition but it failed to boot. Can anyone help or point to a resource describing the process? Update: I decided to re-install the OS. This ...
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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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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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Relocate mount point from new install

Rookie here! Just re-installed Ubuntu 12.03 server on my boot drive and it found my raid five array and assigned the following /dev/md/0 point. I would prefer to relocate the mount point to dev/md0 ...
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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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How to install software raid 0 on ubuntu 12.04 server with mdadm?

I need to install a software raid-0 array on a Ubuntu 12.04 server with mdadm through commandline (SSH). The drive setup is as follows: SDA = OS SSD SDB = HDD for raid 0 SDC = HDD for raid 0
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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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How do I know what physical drives/partitions are behind my /dev/mapper/isw_dghbbcaabe_RAID_Volume11?

This is a just upgraded Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS machine. The /dev/mapper/isw_dghbbcaabe_RAID_Volume11 is "new" to the upgrade but I don't know what physical drives/partitions are included in the "device". ...
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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 Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a pre-built RAID Array

So I've got a RAID array built (Via the ASUS motherboard, 2 disks, RAID 1). When I try to install Ubuntu server on it, the process runs as normal (Apart from the drive is detected as md126p1 rather ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is having the 'swap' partition at the 'beginning' better than at the 'end'?

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 onto a RAID0(stripe) device using the alternate installation disc and manually partitioned the HDs ext4 and swap partitions; during this process, I was reading in a ...
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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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kworker using all my IOs, Postgres slow

I have 2 SSDs set up in RAID 0 configuration with a single volume on them that I've been using without problems for 3 months straight to run a PostgreSQL database. Suddenly, today, the DB got really ...
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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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Strange output of btrfs fi df after converting from RAID0 to RAID1

I just converted my 3 disk btrfs filesystem from RAID0 to RAID1 and balanced it. At first the data was all in the RAID0 filesystem, so running btrfs filesystem df showed something like this: (XX are ...
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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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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.