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In the Std CMOS list there are IDE Channels 0 thru 9, and the drive 0 is on IDE 6 Channel Master, while the drive 1 is IDE 7 Channel Master. Join Date Jun 2010 Location SouthWest Posts 9 Originally Posted by devils casper Boot up from Ubuntu LiveCD and execute this in Terminal : Code: sudo fdisk -l hdparm -I /dev/sda Join Date Jul 2008 Beans 129 Re: Gigabyte RAID controler problem Could you link me to a set of instructions on how to use the alternate setup disk to recognise the From there, I'd suggest going software; it's more than fast enough, and the $500+ that a decent hardware card will run will pay for a lot of hours of figuring out his comment is here

Real RAID costs real money. "Fake" RAID is worse than pure software RAID. Any ideas how to go on from here, or am I just going to have to forget about RAID? Setup a minimum of 2 logical partitions in the extended partition, the first will be formatted ext4 and the last swap. Their names will be /dev/mapper/something instead of /dev/sdX. https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=880833

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in manual mode, choose the "/" mounting point on the partition you want and make sure "format" checkbox is unchecked. nano/etc/default/grub) and uncomment GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID=true (699437). See: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromHardDriveWithFloppies this allows very fast installation! Adv Reply August 5th, 2008 #2 dstew View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage I Ubuntu, Therefore, I Am Join Date Feb 2007 Location Maryland, USA Beans 3,396

It could wreck any previous grub instalaltion. You can post your lspci -n here if in doubt. If you want to run Windows on your server, hardware RAID is WAY better.) The big disadvantage to software RAID is that it's not visible to the computer until the Linux Gigabyte @bios All rights reserved.

Problem is in chipset support only. In exchange, you lose all portability. Set the type on the swap partition to swap. Windows will recognize the partitions created with gparted and can be installed alongside.

I found out, that one important file was missing: device.map informing grub about the devices. Gigabyte Download Center Windows 10 Modern CPUs, especially the multicore ones, are more than fast enough to do the checksumming and writing to disk in real time. What the dedicated SCSI hot plug style cards do is maintain statistics on error rates and whatnot. This is a pdc controller.

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The Raid? My windows boot drive has 139gb free space according to Windows' 'Computer Management' app, but only 27mb according to the ubuntu installer's partitioning app - hence I can't install it. Gigabyte Motherboard Drivers For Windows 7 DO NOT FORMAT these partitions, just install onto them. Gigabyte Download Center It actually runs on the expansion card, handled in the controller firmware.

What's your stripe size? http://enterprisesecurityblog.com/gigabyte-download/gigabyte-sata-raid-drivers.php Best Gaming set up on Gigabyte GA-78LMT? I am now waiting until Ubuntu is installed, hopefully grub part will be easy... Are there any good sources I could read on how to accomplish such a set up?Thanks again noidea_77, you had some great ideas. Gigabyte Bios Update Tool

On my previous RAID 1 setups, I used reiserfs (v3). If your looking at a software raid board like the Gigabyte -- why not just run the motherboard in JBOD mode and do software RAID with Linux's built in software raid? Grub does work on a FakeRAID if installed correctly. weblink Adv Reply August 5th, 2008 #4 redraiderbum View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Just Give Me the Beans!

FInally, there's fakeraid. Gigabyte App Center Adding "pci=nomsi" to the kernel line in Grub or the F6 boot options on the Live CD, fixed it. In the boot menu, go to AdvancedOptions, and move the cursor to "Rescue system" (do not hit Enter yet): Press Tab to edit the kernel boot line.

In my experience with my own setup, linux software raid5 moves to a new motherboard quite trivially.posted by namewithoutwords at 5:12 AM on April 14, 2009 Portability with RAID5 is always

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Best to copy them onto the same medium prior to installation. I've never had good luck with fakeraid, but I'm a brat when it comes to that kind of stuff. Gigabyte Lan Driver Join Date Jul 2008 Beans 59 Re: Gigabyte RAID controler problem I think I wasn't clear.

This site uses cookies. You might have, say, 5 actual 1TB spindles in RAID5, giving you 4TB of usable space. If you install to the drives without this running you WILL have access to the section of the hard drive that the disk metadata is located on that the controller uses, http://enterprisesecurityblog.com/gigabyte-download/gigabyte-p35-raid-drivers.php Once you're finished, the logical volumes look like disks to the OS.

Join Date Jun 2010 Location SouthWest Posts 9 Hi whych, here's my config: Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD4P with Intel Core i5 2.66 ghz, 8gigs DDR3 ram. The instructions on how to do this are in the FakeRAID HowTo. When it gets to it's partitioner, change the mount point on the first partition to / DO NOT format it! One final note: RAID IS NOT A BACKUP.

Through the bios settings I was able to designate my first four sata ports as RAID ports (where I plugged in my three new drives) and then my last two to You can get the Live CD OS to recognize a RAID by installing (onto the running Live CD system) the dmraid program. These people shouldn't have to add a separate hard drive just so they can boot Linux. Learn more > Products  Motherboard AORUS Gaming GIGABYTE Gaming G1™ Gaming Ultra Durable™ GSM Series Overclocking All Series Graphics Card AORUS XTREME GAMING Series NVIDIA Series AMD Series All Series

Make this a RAID1, but mirrored across all your disks. Older Windows versions required a driver loaded during the Windows install process for these cards, but that is changing as it has already changed in FreeBSD (which has FakeRAID support built User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. It reduces (all but eliminates really) needing to restore data from backups.