We have a Dell PowerEdge R730xd with 24 SSDs of 500GB each. We need to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this machine, and use it as a database (postgresql).
Our RAID controller is an Avago MEGARAID, and to my knowledge it behaved exactly like a H310 card.
I set up 2 Virtual Drives in RAID10 (16 and 8), so we have now
I'm having troubles installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Even by choosing the most automatic installation (Guided: use entire disk
/dev/sda) upon boot i get welcomed by the Grub rescue mode, with the message
attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0'
By executing some commands in grub rescue mode, I encountered these devices
(hd0,gpt3), unknown filesystem, should be the
(hd0,gpt2), recognized as
/bootfolder, but trying to access that returns the same error (attempt to read or write outside of disk 'hd0')
(hd0,gpt1), recognized as unknown filesystem, it should be a
BIOSgrubpartition (we're in GPT mode after all)
(hd1), the 2TB drive
Trying to reinstall grub into
/dev/sda using the Ubuntu LiveCD did not help. We're still welcomed by the same error. I could mount
/dev/sda2 in rescue mode and check the content of
grub.cfg, but i'm not really sure what needs to be checked. Everywhere it was correctly referencing
Even after running boot-repair we get welcomed by the same error: