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BTBM and Linux RAID

Postby martyfelker » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:04 am

I cannot inistall Linux RAID usinig BTBM. This is nearly a dealbreaker.

I have 3 hard drives hdo, hd1 and hd2 Booti insrtalled on hd0, which is of course the EMBR disk type

I want to install Ubuntu or Fedora (neither works) as a Linux RAID either as RAID 0 or RAID 5. I can define the partitions (using EMBR disktype or MBR - both fail) usinig hd0, hd1 and possibly hd2. I setup the partitiohn withi BTBM. The OS sees the parttitions (I use hd0 for GRUB) but when boot either GRUB apears and it can't go into the OS or I just get the initramfs propmpt. Booting Ubuntu in safe mode show that a pariition is not recognize - there is no OS when I look. Can I install RAID using BTBM??
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Re: BTBM and Linux RAID

Postby TeraByte Support » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:28 am

you setup the RAID set in your RAID adapter BIOS and then the drives will be
hidden and you'll see just the RAID set. That's what you use (will look
like just one drive). If you're wanting to use proprietary OS type RAID
configurations, you're not going to be able to mange the partitions outside
the OS. Instead, purchase a $10-$15 firmware based RAID adapter and use it
(compatible with everything as it's properly hidden).

"martyfelker" wrote in message news:3973@public.bootitbm...

I cannot inistall Linux RAID usinig BTBM. This is nearly a dealbreaker.

I have 3 hard drives hdo, hd1 and hd2 Booti insrtalled on hd0, which is of
course the EMBR disk type

I want to install Ubuntu or Fedora (neither works) as a Linux RAID either as
RAID 0 or RAID 5. I can define the partitions (using EMBR disktype or MBR -
both fail) usinig hd0, hd1 and possibly hd2. I setup the partitiohn withi
BTBM. The OS sees the parttitions (I use hd0 for GRUB) but when boot
either GRUB apears and it can't go into the OS or I just get the initramfs
propmpt. Booting Ubuntu in safe mode show that a pariition is not
recognize - there is no OS when I look. Can I install RAID using BTBM??

TeraByte Support
 
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