Another strange situation is, during Live CD installation, the partition section shows multiple lines for each of the raid partitions. If you do not wish to so agree, do not install or use the Software. Find More Posts by Kilka. Installation Warning Always when installing something of this magnitude make sure that you back up anything of importance. GRUB couldn’t make windows boot – it stalled on the final 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. Having a problem installing a new program?

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Otherwise the Installer messes up the partition setting and you have to start from the beginning. The following should help to avoid many of the pitfalls one may encounter, while setting up such a configuration. Adding this file eliminates the need to remove the savedefault option from the menu.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Our Setup and Application Description: The Installation guide for 8. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook. I also have Ubuntu installed on the ide drive “””for emergencies”””.

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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. This Software is licensed for use only in conjunction with Intel component products. If you have multiple dmraid devices with multiple sets of arrays set up say: What doesn’t work that makes you think you need a driver?


The time now is You will get the same or better performance. Make sure you only use partitions you created yourself in case partitions are listed doubly. Other cards may have less support. It wasn’t me who figured that out. Instead of “apt-get install linux or k7, k8, k8-smp, etc” simply use “apt-get install linux-generic”. For example, the RocketRaid cards from HighPoint are notoriously difficult but do have someone maintaining the drivers at github apparently courtesy of Gentoo — there is no support from the manufacturer and you need to compile and add dkms support yourself, and Grub will probably never boot it.

The controller you have is really just a bit of firmware, and doesn’t handle the processing itself, so you gain no advantage from the hardware. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.

Hey nyk, Looks like you have to compile a kernel with libata support. Note that if you don’t plan on using Windows on the machine, Linux software RAID is generally better than the motherboard controller. You may linu export the Software in violation of applicable export laws and regulations.


Install of dmraid failed to configure, indicating it was unable to start the dmraid initscript. This should also work when initially setting up Grub, as described above. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Any help would be appreciated.

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After 2 tries to get started on linux and each time discovering it’ll likely be thrice as hard as I thought it would be the time before lniux example. GRUB couldn’t make windows boot – it stalled on the final step. Also, install dmraid first, then the kernel, in order to use the initramfs scripts that are now part of the 6. This is a pdc controller. Email Required, but never shown.

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