In Enhanced mode, the effect is much more subtle. Adding this file eliminates the need to remove the savedefault option from the menu. 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: In the Windows section of Menu. Below is information on the old afacli tool Dell also provides some admin tools in binary form. For information purpose, here is an output of lscpi alone lspci A Striping with Fake Root 9.

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Device name unknown PCI: It only mirrors all data to the second disk.

In any case disable SRT. The driver is in the main kernel as of 2. Always when installing something of this magnitude make sure that you back up anything of importance. The array-info tool can extract the RAID status for cciss devices. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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This is the preferable and more reliable method to establish software RAID arrays. At the end of aacraid section is the old information on tools available on Dell website, which may be useful for older distributions and controllers.


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There is also a megasasctl tool to get RAID status available from the megactl package libux Sourceforge.

You will get a command prompt. To add a new entry into the win7 boot manager, you can use the official “bcdedit” command or the unofficial graphical utility named “EasyBCD 2.

The installer fails to install Grub and you must do it from the command line. If not, is the source for some command line tool available which can report this status?

Sign up using Email and Password. There is a bug in Ubiquity that ensures that when grub installation fails during install, some packages are left without files.

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Ignoring this area interferes with fakeraid, so you need to enable the restriction confroller adding libata. Manually partition using cfdisk, create at least two partitions, swap and root. I have my full sized Samsung Pro GB in the 2. So it secures the system from data loss, but the system can nonetheless crash.

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Details about individual drivers 3w-xxxx Hardware using this driver: This needs to be done manually. Trust me, I dislike this situation as much as you do. After actually testing in an impartial way, it looks like Intel SRT was actually only functioning under Windows.


Join our community today! I’m a little late to the party, but I thought my experience might be useful. Here are the general instructions for this: I tried megacli tool, every commands I type just return “Exit Code: This may have been some kind of error on my part.

If you have multiple dmraid devices with multiple sets of arrays set up say: The cheaper cards and motherboard built in raids are fake. I have edited the post with the result of the command given above.

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Is the kernel driver needed for this RAID system available in the default kernel?