However, grub didn’t know which device should be scanned to find all the required files. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Replace X with the partition number from the previous step. To help reduce the likelihood of this occuring, I have separated the package installs to separate lines above to help ensure things are completed in what I’m guessing to be the best order. I installed to the partitions “with” numbers and deselected the “no number” partition for swap use. I am now waiting until Ubuntu is installed, hopefully grub part will be easy
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As you already format the partition in the step 6.
Ezb2 the advent of Terabyte disk drives, FakeRAID is becoming a popular option for entry-level small business servers to simply mirror 2 1. Here are the general instructions for this: This page was last edited on 9 Novemberat Ignoring this area interferes with fakeraid, so you need to enable the restriction by adding libata.
That said, linux software raid is more robust and better supported and thus, recommended over fakeraid if you do not need to dual boot with Windows. These people shouldn’t have to add a separate hard drive just so they can boot Linux.
This wiki describes how to get Linux to see the RAID as one disk and boot from it in the same way that windows will install on this type of device. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. User Contributions Ubuntu 6. I installed to the partitions “with” numbers and deselected the “no number” partition for swap use.
External links regarding RAID Adding this file eliminates the need to remove the savedefault option from the menu. There is just some issue about a restricted hard-drive area used by some motherboards, which is ignored by default in Ubuntu.
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Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. This option ROM version is the last version for the X79 chipset, Intel has updated to a 13 series, but no function on X It could wreck any previous grub instalaltion. Retrieved from ” https: GRUB2 currently does not have the means to boot a fakeraid setup and is rumored to be fixed in time for I could not set the raid set for boot in the BIOS.
I had to do it before launching the ubiquity installer.
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The following should help to avoid many of the pitfalls one may encounter, while setting up such a configuration. I used fdisk and mkfs.
This is a pdc controller. Since I don’t need the dm-raid module in the modules, I need to add rmraid, which I just used nano to edit the modules file and added a new line: Notes General Notes Ubiquity will fail when installing grub, and will not automatically add dmraid to the new installation. If you have multiple dmraid devices with multiple sets of arrays set up say: The only reason for that is dual booting Windows, it should be no different.
Trick was using chmod on the disc’s root partition! This should also work when initially setting up Grub, as described above.
When a block on one disk fails a failure reaches up to the application level, currently it doesn’t try to read from the second disk.