SATA RAID Howto (Ubuntu Dapper 6.06)

Ubuntu

Ubuntu (and Debian) doesn’t have support for the SATA RAID (also called FakeRAID since some of the functionality is provided by software) controllers being shipped on recent motherboards (The only distros to support these currently are Gentoo and Fedora Core 5). The software to handle FakeRAID arrays in Linux is dmraid.

Dmraid is currently not integrated into the Debian installer or the Ubuntu Live-CD installer. Therefore, one cannot directly install Ubuntu onto such RAID arrays. Previously, one had to install Ubuntu on to a separate partition and then debootstrap Ubuntu. However the Dapper Live-CD can be used to easily install Ubuntu Dapper onto such RAID arrays

Read More…

Share it now...
Share on Facebook0Tweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+0
The following two tabs change content below.
Unix/Linux enthusiasts, good working experience with SAN, NAS, Linux, Solaris, AIX, VMWare & Graphic Design. Certified for Solaris Admin, EMC & HDS Storage.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *