The installer fails to install Grub and you must do it from the command line. The Cent Install CD does not have a driver that it needs and prompts to insert a floppy with a diver for the device on which the install packages are located. Secondly, about grub and MBRs: Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention. Updating for more question answers I still fail to understand a couple of things. I’ve also been advised that support for this sort of software RAID is flaky at best. Always when installing something of this magnitude make sure that you back up anything of importance.

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There is a bug in Ubiquity that ensures that when grub installation fails during install, some packages are left without files.

View LQ Wiki Contributions. Using these dmraid devices, your device. The installer fails to install Grub and you must do it from the command line. I’ve also been advised that support for this sort of software RAID is flaky at best.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Once dmraid is running, the live installer can handle installing to the raid.

The time now is Regular workstation disks as they age start to develop bad sectors which are internally remapped by the disk into spare sectors. This file is used to map the dmraid device to ivh9r grub hdY. There is a bug in the version Robert Siemer 3 8. Manually partition using cfdisk, create at least two partitions, swap and root.


So Grub can boot nvidia Fakeraid That’s imtel. Install of dmraid failed to configure, indicating it was unable to start the dmraid initscript.

Intel ICH9R SATA Raid driver – CentOS

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. It is composed of firmwarehardware and software RAID system. Boot support and a slightly different feature set. All times are GMT What the format implies is written in the mdadm man page. At best they store a bit, which tells the Option ROM to refuse running on unsupported chipsets. Partitioning and formatting with ubiquity installer didn’t work for me.

RST “raid” is mainly for use if you are dual-booting a workstation since Intel produces windows and Linux drivers and you inrel configure the raid in BIOS. I have an Asus A8V motherboard and had Gutsy running on it for some time.

Intel Rapid Storage Technology

Software RAID is most suitable for RAID-1 configuration, since mirroring is a simple copy of the same data to two drives, and there are no parity bits to calculate. This is a pdc controller.

Another reason for using FakeRAID is if you define a disk mirror and a hard drive crashes, you can down the system and replace the failed drive and rebuild the liunx from the BIOS without having to boot into the operating system. This leaves one question open: More strangely, after reboot, BIOS launched an alarm that one of the disks is nonfunctional. Given that mdadm can be used for both, I can’t understand the difference between the two.


Unfortunately, I’ve got the following error: This should also work when initially setting up Grub, as described above. I have learned much about my hardware and Ubuntu. If you need to reset your password, click here. Disks in RAID especially if they are the same make and model, produced at the same factory, and in operation right next to each other at the same temperature are likely to fail in quick succession, one right after the other.

Well, it’s actually two, but shhhh, it’s just one, trust me”. I did not have this problem with a Ubuntu installation on the same system, but that’s Debian and I don’t know if the drivers are different.