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Using software-RAID vs “firmware”-RAID (a.k.a. FakeRAID) [closed]

We recently bought a tower server on which I want to install Debian. I thought the device had hardware RAID, as I could see a BIOS screen. As it turns out, it's still a software RAID. When I configure ...
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How to setup fake raid for vmware virtual machines?

I have a vmware esxi 5 running on a server with ssd and two hard drives. The server comes with software lsi megaraid and intel rapid storage raid. Neither of them work with esxi. I need to somehow ...
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Intel Matrix Storage RAID and Linux mdadm

I've got a 3-disk RAID 5 array that was set up under Windows that I'd like to get working in Linux using mdadm. I've done some basic fakeraid stuff before, but this was set up with the Intel Matrix ...
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RAID configuration on ICH9R with 3xHDD for Windows and Linux

I have a MSI P35 Neo2-FIR Motherboard with ICH9R raid chipset. It's not a true hardware RAID solution, it requires software addon to work properly. There are drivers for Windows and dmraid/fakeraid ...