Boot from a Debian installation media. It wasn’t me who figured that out. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Currently writing this on a For information purpose, here is an output of lscpi alone lspci The RAID is implemented in the kernel. Minimum status information is OK or degraded i.

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You will be presented with screens similar to the installation screens.

The driver is in the main kernel as of 2. In case of a dual boot with Win7, grub may have some problem controllrr launch windows.

I booted Windows, disabled Smart Response, let it settle, then shut down and made the physical switch. More aata A blog post claim supermicro provide a tool to get the status out from the command line. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Review your favorite Linux distribution. 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.


LinuxRaidForAdmins – Debian Wiki

Visit the following links: I need to find the right driver that works with the RAID controller. Set the type on the swap partition to swap. Type update-grub and press enter.

GRUB2 currently does not have the means to boot a fakeraid setup and is rumored to be fixed in time for Fakeraid is generally on motherboards, but a lot of add in cards have it too. I’ve installed Ubuntu Problems installing with intel sata raid controller. Cheap cards and motherboard based RAID are useless.

You will get a command prompt. Hardware using this driver: All times are GMT This needs to be done manually. This file does not contain the RAID status. BeowulfNode42 2 6 Ignoring this area interferes with fakeraid, so you need to enable the restriction by adding libata.

The default package dmraid comes with scripts that are insufficient to actually activate the partitions on the array. This question has NOT been answered by the following due to them saying aata permanently disabling these features.


Otherwise this will update dmraid and rebuild the grub init to load dmraid.

Linux and Hardware RAID: an administrator’s summary

This utility along with other crap can be downloaded here: I used fdisk and mkfs. Also, if you are using a Live CD install, “”do not”” deselect grub install. Sqta installing, I added my 1TB rpm disk in the optical bay, via an adapter. The File Not Found error from Grub when the savedefault option is used in menu.

DebianInstaller/SataRaid – Debian Wiki

Add a -v to the lspci and see what driver is bound to the device. Press Tab to edit the kernel boot line. An easy solution is to install grub on the linux partition not the MBR.