Ubuntu isn’t booting from the raid install; it uses a different drive Surely if it’s hardware raid ubuntu shouldn’t be able to see individual drives, and if it’s software I’d have needed to install some software on windows? Once booted and the Slackware installed I would be able to install grub and I hope to be able to create the initrd. I installed dmraid on linux. Do NOT make any partition changes! I would appreciate if you could provide mi with a bootdisk image that supported raid lvm an has the udev scripts modified so the Slackware installer wold find my raid partitions. I am surprised that nobody has jumped in here to help you yet as we do have some Linux experts on the forum.

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I wouldn’t use software RAID5 in a production environment The two map commands fool Windows into thinking it is on the cih10r drive. I was away for the weekend.

ICH10R RAID support in Ubuntu

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I would also like to get Linux-drivers for ich10r, or prefferably a linux-version with drivers built in.

Here are the general instructions for this: There is just some issue about a restricted hard-drive area used by some motherboards, which is ignored by default in Ubuntu. I do not have such a motherboard, but I want to set up a fileserver.

I am using the six partition method with boot ide drive and the rest on raid. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. It is critical to stick to this order, since in the case that Windows is installed first on the fakeraid, gparted does not recognize the Windows-Partitons and tell you, that the whole RAID-Stripe is not formated.


Replace X with the partition number from the previous step.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Page 1 of 2. February 28, RAID1 is mirroring and no striping, and it works fine with no extra effort.

Welcome to Intel Matrix Raid. Do NOT make any partition changes! This wiki describes how to get Ich10e to see the RAID as one disk and boot from it in the same way that windows will install on this type of device. The problem lies with Windows – it expects to be on the first drive. Thanks very much for clearing that up for me.

FakeRaidHowto – Community Help Wiki

Another strange situation is, during Live CD installation, the partition section shows multiple ich110r for each of the raid partitions. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. GRUB2 currently does not have the means to boot a fakeraid setup and is rumored to be fixed in time for RAID-1 You should be aware that dmraid especially the dm-raid1 target of the device mapper at least up to kernel version 2.

Install of dmraid failed to pinux, indicating it was unable to start the dmraid initscript. If you have arrived here after researching this topic on the Lunux, you know that a common response to this question is, “I don’t know if you can actually do that, but why bother — Linux has built-in softRAID capability.


Sign up using Facebook. Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. Since I don’t need the dm-raid module in lonux modules, I need to add rmraid, which I just used nano to edit the modules file and added a new line: Have a look at http: Originally Posted by Fett2. I am surprised that nobody has jumped in here to help you yet as we do have some Linux experts on the forum.


ich10t Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Otherwise the Installer messes up the partition setting and you have to start from the beginning.

Basically you install using the live cd alternate no longer required in 9. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.