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Intel Rapid Storage Technology, a form of "fake RAID"

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mdraid Sync Taking Very Long not Allowing Reboot

I have Intel Rapid store technology for two disks in a RAID1 mirror, and they are for extra storage. My OS is installed on a different drive. I recently installed mdadm and re assembeled the RAID ...
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Ubuntu installing RST problem

I want to install ubuntu on my computer and I already have Windows 11 here and also two SSD discs. So Ubuntu should be the second OS. But I have problems with RST, via installation, ubuntu requires ...
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Cannot disable Intel RST, what should I do?

I have an Acer Predator Triton 700 and it does not have option to disable Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology) in the BIOS. What should I do?
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Is it possible to inject RST drivers (.inf) into the distro .ISO image?

UPDATE The information here was the easy & fast solution (with NO data loss) to getting Linux installed. The problem is that there was a fairly significant performance hit in changing from RST to ...
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How to install Ubuntu 20.04 on external drive when system has Intel RST on internal drive?

I want to install Ubuntu 20.04 on an external hard drive and it won't let me, saying I need to disable Intel RST first. I have a Windows laptop with Intel RST installed. I have put the Ubuntu iso ...
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Change BIOS options automatically with GRUB

I have just set up a dualboot Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10 on my Acer laptop. The annoying thing with Acer is that the default installation of Windows uses RST with premium Optane while Linux cannot ...
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How can I get around Intel RST thingy while trying to install Ubuntu?

I'm sure y'all are aware about this Intel RST thingy that prevents users from not installing Linux on their Intel Machines with SSDs. In my particular case, I own an ASUS ROG Strix G17 (G712LU-H7015T) ...
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bcdedit /deletevalue {default} safeboot showing: An error occurred while attempting to delete the specified data element. Element not found

I was dual booting my Dell Inspiron laptop and landed on an intel RST problem. I followed the steps as shown on this link- https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/ubuntu-installation-on-computers-with-intel-r-...
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Use of Ubuntu with RST Technology enabled

few days ago I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my pc (Acer Nitro 5) with Windows 10. I splitted my SSD in 2 partitions, one for Windows and the other one for Ubuntu. During the instllation I had some ...
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FakeRaid using Intel RST, Ubuntu Server reported correct size, but Ubuntu desktop reported small size

A Raid 10 was setup through Intel RST with 4 3TB hard drives. Ubuntu Server 20.04 reported correct size via lsblk, see picture 1. However, Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 reported much smaller size, see picture ...
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Dual boot 20.04 not possible on Dell 5090 with Intel RST

I am trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 lts dual boot alongside the preinstalled Windows on a new Dell optiplex 5090. The installation bails out with a message that Intel RST is used and points to https://...
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Can't find option to switch between RST and AHCI

So I have an HP OMEN 15-dc0xxx and was trying to dual boot Ubuntu 20.04 alongside Windows. Almost all guidelines I have seen on the subject mention switching controller mode to AHCI, but I can't find ...
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Dual boot: Windows10 only boots in RAID On mode while Ubuntu only boots in AHCI mode

I bought a new laptop Dell - Latitude - 9410 2 in 1 with Windows 10. I want to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS wich is my main OS. I want use the two OS with a dual boot. In what follows I describe different ...
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Asus ROG with Ubuntu disable iRST

I had Ubuntu installed on my ROG for quite some time - a year give or take. I have not been using it daily but I used it for experimenting with running a local server and general development. Quite ...
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How do I dualboot Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my RST enabled computer?

I was looking forward to install Linux on my computer (processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7500U). I had created a bootable drive, and did the necessary BIOS settings like: safe boot, boot mode etc. I ...
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RST error on Dual M.2 NVMe Boot

I got an Acer Nitro 5 Laptop (AN515-54) recently, it came with an M.2 NVMe drive with Windows 10 pre-installed on it. Since it has Dual-M.2 + 1x 2.5" SATA support I wanted to have a Windows/...
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Changing SATA Mode from RST to AHCI, impact on TRIM?

So, I've bought a laptop, and I have windows installed on the SSD and I wanna install Ubuntu 20.04 on the HDD. The Linux installer presented an error "This computer uses Intel RST (Rapid Storage ...
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Turning off RST

The instructions here help.ubuntu.com/rst/ say navigate to iaStorAV in the Windows registry, but the screen shot shows iaStorV. On my new Dell desktop iaStorAV is empty. In iaStorV Start is already 0, ...
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Multiple Hard Drives, Dual Boot (RST Error)

My problem is similar to the one posted here, and I wish to achieve the same configuration. But I'm facing an Intel RST error when trying to install Ubuntu 20.04. RST Error image during setup: As per ...
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What problems to expect with Dell G5 15 5500 and how to solve them?

I want to make Windows/Ubuntu dual-boot on my machine, but I'm not sure, what problems may I face and how to solve them. I have Dell G5 15 5500 laptop with Micron 2300 NVMe 1024GB SSD. I found it as ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu 20.04 & Windows 10 Pro - RST problem

BEFORE YOU READ THE SOLUTION: Here is a summary of how I solved it: for me it really seemed to be necessary to change to AHCI in the Bios and completely reinstall windows 10 via usb, then install ...
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Can't put AHCI mode on my laptop working with intel RST, so, how can I Install Ubuntu?

I have ASUS ROG Zephyrus DUO 15 Laptop and due to its 10th generation intel cpu and 2 1TB nvme ssd I can't put the AHCI mode in Bios. Is it possible to install Ubuntu with intel RST mode enabled?
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Can't use two SSDs with AHCI

I have a Predator Helios 300, it comes with 256GB SSD (nvme) and 2TB HD. I need another 256GB for Ubuntu and Windows 10 dual boot so bought another 256GB nvme SSD. After installing the new SSD if I ...
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Having trouble to dual boot ubuntu on HP Pavilion along with windows 10

When I tried to boot Ubuntu from a USB it says that my PC doesn't have RST. I don't know what that means and everything I read online isn't helping at all. Kindly advise on what to do. Thanks in ...
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Installing ubuntu 18.04 on asus rog strix G15CX: how to disable RST so linux can see nvme drives

I have a new asus rog strix G15CX desktop computer. I have successfully installed ubuntu 18.04 on the included sata 2TB spinning disk but cannot use the nvme drives (which are fine according to ...
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Recent Intel hardware has a feature which prevents installing Ubuntu. What do do?

Recently I received a Dell Precision T5550 'workstation laptop' with Windows 10 preloaded. I attempted to install Ubuntu 20 on it. At about the 7th step or so, the install procedure stopped and told ...
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Dual Booting Ubuntu 20.04 - RST / RAID / BitLocker

I have been trying to dual boot Windows 10 with Ubuntu 20.04.1 on my new Dell Precision 5540 laptop to no avail. It started with Intel RST issues which i handled following the steps detailed here ...
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How to install ubuntu 20.04 on Intel RST and not AHCI

I have Dell Inspiron 7501 with 512 GB NVME PCIe M.2 SSD and I have been trying to dualboot ubuntu 20.04. But while installing, it says that 'This computer works on RST. Turn off RST to install ubuntu'...
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Dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 - cannot boot into Ubuntu

I have an ASUS laptop with Windows 10 on it, boot mode is UEFI. I have disabled Fast Startup, Fast Boot, Secure Boot before installing Ubuntu 20.04 (followed the guide here: https://itsfoss.com/...
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How to dual boot Ubuntu 20 with Win 10 installled on SSD and Ubuntu on HDD?

My system configuration is: 1. 256 GB SSD (Win 10 installed) 2. 2TB HDD (here I want to install Ubuntu with 200 GB space) 3. UEFI + GPT 4. Acer Predator Helios 3000 5. 16GB RAM/ Intel Core i7 9th ...
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Would replace SSD disable Intel RST/fake RAID?

I would like to install ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 7490. However, as mentioned on this thread Install Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 14 7490 the BIOS doesn't allow disabling the FAKE RAID. I'm willing to ...
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Intel RST isssue while installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS as Dual boot

Machine information Acer predator Helios 300 256 GB SSD - Windows installed 1 TB HDD - Free space I have to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS as a dual boot on the 1 TB HDD of the machine. While trying to ...
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How to install Ubuntu 20.04 in laptop with RST

I'm trying to full install Ubuntu 20.04 on my new laptop, but I get this error turn Off RST. I want to single boot Ubuntu. or is it possible to install the Ubuntu from other unit system first and put ...
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Correct way to change from RST to AHCI and implications

today I tried to install ubuntu on my computer (Lenovo Idea Pad Intel Core i7-8565U BIOS-Modus UEFI). I opted for a dual boot configuration. During the installation I received a message saying: This ...
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Dualboot RST problem

so I've already installed Ubuntu as dual-boot few times in the past, but this is something new for me and I'm not sure, if I really know what I'm doing. I have Dell XPS 7590 and followed the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 with Intel RST systems - implications of running bcdedit command while safe boot has already been activated through msconfig

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 alongside Windows 10 on my Acer computer. While trying to install Ubuntu, I was prompted with a warning about Intel's RST needing to be turned off. Following Choice #...
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Can't install Ubuntu 20 using Intel RST Raid on Lenovo Thinkstation P330 with NVME SSD Raid

I'm not trying to dual boot Windows or do anything fancy. I'm just trying to combine 2x SSDS to get more storage and maybe a little more performance. I'm following the official Lenovo Documentation to ...
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I can't change from RST to AHCI

I tried to install ubuntu 20.04 LTS but it says something about RST being enabled and I have to disable it. I did as https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/ubuntu-installation-on-computers-with-intel-r-rst-...
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My pen drive is not detected in boot menu for dual booting ubuntu 20.04 and windows 10 and RST disabling

I have a dell 15 g3 3590 laptop with 9th gen i5 processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an SSD of 512GB. I have windows preinstalled in it and my bios mode is UEFI. I have also disabled fast startup and ...
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Restore old Linux root to a new system without touching new GRUB

I had a working ubuntu 20 (disk A) to which I overwrote root from a previous ubuntu 20 (disk B) install. GRUB went mad, and I eventually gave up fixing, because of relevant details I will list below. ...
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Booting into ubuntu with grub rescue - incompatible config file

After installing ubuntu 20.04 on a new differnt drive from my Windows 10, I restored my linux / from previous install as explained here. Before restoring I was able to go from Linux to Windows by ...
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Problem with dual-booting

Some weeks ago I bought a new Lenovo IdeaPad S540 laptop with Intel RST controller mode by default. When I tried to dual-boot Windows, which was installed earlier with Ubuntu 20.04, I got a window ...
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Can't turn off RST for ubuntu installtion?

How do I turn off RST for the Ubuntu installation? I have 512 GB NVMe SSD and there is no option for turning off iRST or change hard disk controller to AHCI in BIOS, BIOS is at the latest version.
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Rebuild RST Fake RAID 5 on Ubuntu Windows dual boot

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 as a second OS on a computer which had Windows 7 already installed. The computer had an Intel RST FakeRAID level 5. After a good deal of messing around, I finally followed the ...
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Reassemble Intel RST RAID on another mainboard

I Solved it The solution is in my own answer (se my next post). This post only describes my original problem and what I've tried. The may be some pointers in it for you though... or not. I Solved ...
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Dell XPS - Installing Ubuntu on external drive - Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST)

Hardware: I have a Dell XPS 7590 OS Preinstalled with Windows 10. Looking to install Ubuntu 20.04 on an external USB. Goal: I would like to install Ubuntu 20.04 onto an external SSD drive plugged ...
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Ubuntu installation problem with Intel Rapid Storage Technology

I apologize immediately for my English After buying a new notebook, Acer aspire A514-52-59EQ, with pre-installed Windows 10 home I wanted to go back to my dear old Ubuntu, in the new version 20.04LTS,...
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Install Ubuntu on USB drive using Dell computer with Intel RST

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (version 20) on a USB drive using a Dell computer with Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST). The Ubuntu installer complains about a conflict with Intel RST and I'm ...
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Workaround to Install Ubuntu 20.04 with Intel RST systems

I tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 in my Dell G5 which has 2 drives. One with Windows 10 on it (256 GB) and another one with 1 TB capacity. I shrunk the volume of 1 TB by 150 GB and tried to install ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Intel RST...)

I'm a long time lurker; first time poster. I just purchased a Dell Precision 7730 laptop with an Intel Core i7-8850H processor and PC601 NVMe SK hynix 512 GB SSD. The BIOS version is Dell Inc 1.12.1,...
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