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How to remove swap partitions from RAID 1 Array on Ubuntu?

Can anyone point in the right direction on how to remove SWAP out of a RAID1 configuration on Ubuntu 10.04 server? According to the Ubuntu Advanced installation guide, here, it said to add swap to the ...
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Rescuing grub on RAID+LVM

I have a dual SATA drive setup for a file storage/general purpose box, which is arranged thus: /dev/sda1 + /dev/sda1 = /dev/md0 RAID1 --> /boot /dev/sda2 + /dev/sdb2 = /dev/md1 RAID1 --> LVM with ...
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Active Drives and Spare Drives (RAID10)

I'm setting up software RAID on Ubuntu Server 10.04; specifically RAID10. It's asking for the number of active devices for the array and the number of spare devices. I know RAID10 is two mirrored ...
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Create superblock for software raid-5 array

I have created a raid 5 array with mdadm. I created partitions on all five of the disks created a raid-5 array with mdadm on these five partitions). Everything seems fine however when i try to mount ...
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Software Raid 0: Some bad sectors found in second hard drive and things went crazy

I was having Ubuntu 10.04 Server running over a software raid 0. Yesterday, I left it running continuously for 10 hours, when I came back, the computer became weird. I cannot shut it down. It was ...
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Mdadm - Change RAID 10 chunk size and switch to “far” layout

I'm running an Ubuntu Linux NAS server with 4 2TB drives in software RAID 10. I created the array during installation (with Ubuntu Server disc), but the layout is near and the chunk size is 64. I ...
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PCI-E 2.0 x8 SAS/SATA RAID controllers recommendations for Ubuntu 10.04?

What RAID controllers are there that meet the following? Works out of the box with good performance with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS PCI-E 2.0 x4 or x8 Support for 8 or more SATA/SAS 6Gb/s drives Enough ...