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How do I differentiate “fake RAID” from real RAID?

The Ubuntu wiki page on FakeRaid says the following: [A] number of hardware products ... claim to be IDE or SATA RAID controllers... Virtually none of these are true hardware RAID ...
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How to Monitor an Adaptec/Intel ICH10R RAID Controller (any SNMP notification options?)

SuperMicro's Super Doctor III is the software I was looking for. It is SuperMicro's equivalent of IBM's ServerGuide or Dell's OpenManage. Unfortunately, while it supports hardware monitoring and SNMP ...
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Compiling kernel version >= 2.6.34 on CentOS 5: RAID set “ddf1_foo” was not activated?

I want to mount a Ceph FS on some CentOS 5 servers. Since the ceph-fuse failed with below errors: # ceph-fuse --no-fuse-big-writes -m 192.168.2.15:6789 /mnt/ceph/ ceph-fuse[7528]: starting ceph ...
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Install Oracle Linux 6.4 on HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 server

installation does not detect the raid 1 logical drive created from ACU. the installation shows the two 2T disks, and after the installation is complete, I can not boot up to the system. I have been ...
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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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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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Oracle Enterprise Linux installation can't see local disks on HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8

I am installing Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 on HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8. There are 2 300GB disks and they are configured in RAID 1 from ACU. During the installation installator can not see local hard ...
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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 bus controller: Intel Corporation 82801JIR (ICH10R) SATA RAID Controller

RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation 82801JIR (ICH10R) SATA RAID Controller Subsystem: Super Micro Computer Inc Unknown device 0007 Is any one know which Linux utility I can install on my ...
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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 ...
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Full Recovery of Intel Matrix Software-RAID 1

We have a server running Fedora 8 and Intel's Software RAID in a RAID 1 setup. One of the disks failed on our server, so I replaced the bad drive and did a "dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb" to copy the ...
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Fakeraid doesn't show up in /dev/mapper

I have the following setup: 1 256GB SSD / Win8-Ubuntu 13.04 UEFI Dualboot 2x1TB in RAID 1 (Detected and working) 2x4TB in RAID 1 (Not Detected not showing up in /dev/mapper) The problem is that I ...
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LSI SMC2108 hardware to HBA

I have SMC2108 (LSI controller) hardware controller, which I want to replace with LSI SAS 9207-4i4e (it's HBA - fakeraid). Can I switch the controllers and to access my data (even with readonly). I ...
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installing ubuntu-based distro in a 2tb hard drive (hardware raid)

I'm setting up a server which has got the following configuration: 2tb hard drive (2 drives) raid-1 configured from bios (hardware raid) 40gb hard drive I would like to install the swap and the ...
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Installing Debian 7.1 on FakeRAID/Intel Z77 results in boot with no grub menu

I'm trying to install Debian 7.1 from DVD onto 2x500GB drives which are set up in a FakeRAID mirror using the on-board FakeRAID provided by the Z77 chipset. I have followed the guide here ...