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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell XPS 13 ultrabook compatibility

    I'm running 13.04 now on the XPS 13 and noticed that horizontal two-finger scroll isn't working?? Anyone know how to enable this?

    Also... and this is a longshot, has anyone figured out how to...
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    [all variants] Re: Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition

    How are the multi-touch gestures on the developer laptop? I presume them to be the same as the 2nd Gen XPS 13 that I just recently purchased, but.. who knows.

    I'd like to customize them if at all...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell XPS 13 ultrabook compatibility

    I'm good to go now thanks to the USB DVD-RW drive, but before I purcahsed that I had tried multiple pen drives as well as unetbootin, still didn't work.

    My trackpad gestures seem to work just...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell XPS 13 ultrabook compatibility

    Just to close the loop on this, I bought a USB DVD-RW drive and installed Ubuntu (12.04 Sputnik iso) without a hitch. So weird.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell XPS 13 ultrabook compatibility

    I've seen some talk about XPS 13 ultrabooks not being able to boot GPT partitions and am wondering if this is somehow related? Although it appears as if all the USB keys I've created were FAT32...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell XPS 13 ultrabook compatibility

    Using another laptop i have verified that my USB stick properly boots ubuntu when booting via USB, but I still get "Operation System not found" when booting from USB on the XPS 13. I've tried both...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell XPS 13 ultrabook compatibility

    I just purchased a refurbished XPS 13 from Dell (2nd generation), and I cannot for the life of me get Ubuntu to install via USB. For the last few hours I've tried every utility I can find to help...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm degraded raid5 array?

    Thanks for the comment. I wonder if you are correct about the metadata on other disks? Any thoughts as to how I could look into that theory?

    As for the architecture of my raid array, I was using...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm degraded raid5 array?

    Thanks! I've at work, but during some downtime ssh'd into the box and after making the change, and rebooting the machine the box is back online, so it looks like it did work!

    I'm unable to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm degraded raid5 array?

    Bump...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Advice on home media and file server and RAID 5 compatibility

    I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 as well.
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Advice on home media and file server and RAID 5 compatibility

    I'm using this card:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815124020

    $20 and it has worked nicely so far. I have a 3TB mdadm Raid 5 comprised of 4x1TB disks streaming media...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: gimp: error while loading shared libraries: libgegl-0.0.so.0: cannot open shared

    Worked for me as well, thanks!
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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm degraded raid5 array?

    Disk utility shows all 4 drives as "Healthy".

    Full Disclosure: I have noticed that disk utility seems to think I have two arrays. I noticed this a while back, and had booted the machine plenty of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mdadm degraded raid5 array?

    One other thing, the message at prior to booting into the OS was telling me to set bootdegraded=true to avoid seeing this message. Obviously I don't want to do that - I want to know why it thinks...
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    [ubuntu] mdadm degraded raid5 array?

    After rebooting my server this afternoon I noticed that after booting the OS from grub, that the system complained that my raid5 array was degraded. It offered to boot to a command line, or also...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help growing Raid 5 mdadm array

    SUCCESS!


    /dev/md0:
    Version : 1.2
    Creation Time : Sun Apr 29 20:04:55 2012
    Raid Level : raid5
    Array Size : 2930284032 (2794.54 GiB 3000.61 GB)
    Used Dev Size : 976761344...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help growing Raid 5 mdadm array

    While I'm waiting on the resize I ran:


    sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdf2



    mke2fs 1.42 (29-Nov-2011)
    Filesystem label=
    OS type: Linux
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help growing Raid 5 mdadm array

    The reshaping is finished and I moved on to checking the file system. Ubuntu was complaining that something else was using the array and it wouldn't let me umount the array, so I moved on to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help growing Raid 5 mdadm array

    Will do... still reshaping. :)

    Regarding this command:


    fsck.ext4 /storage

    My filesystem is Ext3, so I'm assuming I would actually want to run this?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help growing Raid 5 mdadm array

    Alright done for now! Just ran these lines:



    mdadm --add /dev/md0 /dev/sdf1



    mdadm --grow /dev/md0 --raid-devices=4
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help growing Raid 5 mdadm array

    Okay, time to move forward with the scary part!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help growing Raid 5 mdadm array

    Hah! Progress! :guitar:

    I was following your example where the default first sector was 2048 for partition 1, but in my case the default is 7. I tried using 7 in lieu of 2048 and now my disk...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help growing Raid 5 mdadm array

    Also, would it be a better idea to create the filesystem on my 2nd partition prior to adding it to the array, just to err on the side of caution?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Help growing Raid 5 mdadm array

    Okay, I think I've got it.

    fdisk /dev/sdf:


    root@pzwolinski-EP45-UD3L:~# fdisk /dev/sdf

    The device presents a logical sector size that is smaller than
    the physical sector size. Aligning...
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