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by shakurass
Fri Jun 22, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installing Mint 13 on fake raid
Replies: 6
Views: 5528

Re: Installing Mint 13 on fake raid

Problem solved and it was simple enough! How-to install LinuxMint or Ubuntu of softraid / fakeraid the simple way: Install Linux using the default installer program (let it do the partitioning unless you have specific requirements) When grub fails at the end of the install select install grub manual...
by shakurass
Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installing Mint 13 on fake raid
Replies: 6
Views: 5528

Re: Installing Mint 13 on fake raid

Thanks for for the reply. As I said I tried installing via mdadm with no success. When I boot the live image dmraid is always already installed and I can partition using gparted. When the installer gets to grub it of course fails so I chroot into the new install. This is where everything gets differ...
by shakurass
Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:05 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installing Mint 13 on fake raid
Replies: 6
Views: 5528

Re: Installing Mint 13 on fake raid

I am now able to get grub to load at boot however it will only boot into a black screen that prints out a repeated message when I press esc. If I boot into recovery mode I can get it to drop to a root shell however init 5 returns the following error: Warning: Fake start-stop-daemon called, doing not...
by shakurass
Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:29 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installing Mint 13 on fake raid
Replies: 6
Views: 5528

Re: Installing Mint 13 on fake raid

fstab: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a # device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices # that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5). # # <file system> <mount point> <type> <opt...
by shakurass
Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installing Mint 13 on fake raid
Replies: 6
Views: 5528

Installing Mint 13 on fake raid

I cannot seem to get linux to install on my bios raid even after following all the various guides out there. As expected when using the installer when it gets to installing grub it fails where I then select to install grub manually. I have followed the steps on the following guides (these are just t...

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