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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting Up And Managing RAID

    Maybe I didn't ask the question right or something. How about I try again.

    I'm looking for guidance on how to proceed creating and managing a RAID on a machine I recently built and installed...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Desktop AMD 64 And Now Can't Boot To Hard Drive

    Um, I did, thank you.

    Yesterday.


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    [SOLVED] Re: Entering Data In Terminal

    I see.

    Well it shows I still have a long way to go regarding getting around in Ubuntu.

    Thanks for the comment!
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    [ubuntu] Re: RAID In Ubuntu Desktop?

    So mdadm and lvm2 are packages?



    I suppose so. Like Windows, there is always more than one way to get things done, eh?



    Again, I suppose so. I'm counting on it too. This forum is filled...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Entering Data In Terminal

    Yes.

    After posting this I went back and had another go at it.

    The first couple of times I copied and pasted the initial command,

    sudo apt-get remove gnome-screensaver

    . . . . and when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: RAID In Ubuntu Desktop?

    I would like to create a RAID using the four 4 terrabyte drives, that can be accessible on my peer to peer network by all of my other machines, i.e. several laptops, and several desktop PC's, all...
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    [SOLVED] Entering Data In Terminal

    Trying to change the blank screensaver in Ubuntu Desktop to one that actually does something, using the terminal. I enter the command:

    sudo apt-get remove gnome-screensaver

    . . . . . and the...
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    [ubuntu] Setting Up And Managing RAID

    In addition to the system drive, the machine I recently built has four 4 terabyte drives in it that I plan to use as a RAID array, for backup of my photos and music. Is it a realistic expectation...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Desktop AMD 64 And Now Can't Boot To Hard Drive

    By the way, after successfully getting Ubuntu to boot from the hard drive, it prompted me to update to 19.10. I went ahead and did that, via the network connection, and all seems OK so far . . . .
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  10. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Desktop AMD 64 And Now Can't Boot To Hard Drive

    Well that seems to have fixed it. I have booted to the hard drive and shut down successfully several times now.

    Thank you for the help!
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Desktop AMD 64 And Now Can't Boot To Hard Drive

    By the way, this machine also has four 4 terabyte drives in it that I plan to use as a RAID array, for backup of my photos and music. Is it a realistic expectation that I can set up the RAID and...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Desktop AMD 64 And Now Can't Boot To Hard Drive

    Well thank you. I'll make the change and see how it goes.

    Cover me, I'm going in . . . . . .
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Desktop AMD 64 And Now Can't Boot To Hard Drive

    So just now I tried to install Ubuntu from the try Ubuntu desktop that runs from the install disc, using the button on the sidebar. As it progressed this is the message I get:

    "This machine's...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Desktop AMD 64 And Now Can't Boot To Hard Drive

    So you are saying I should set the drive properties to AHCI in the BIOS then?
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Desktop AMD 64 And Now Can't Boot To Hard Drive

    I downloaded the iso, then burned it in Windows.
  16. Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here

    Thanks wild dude!

    You can call me Racer.

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  17. Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here

    Hey.

    Total Linux n00b here. Not a n00b to computing, hardware or software, been fiddling with these things for over 20 years now.

    Stumbled into the forum to try and solve some teething issues...
  18. [SOLVED] Installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Desktop AMD 64 And Now Can't Boot To Hard Drive

    I have a brand new motherboard, ASUS Prime Z370-AII, Intel Core i5-8400 CPU @ 2.80GHz x 6 core, 64gigs of RAM, and a 1 terabyte hard disc. I run the installation from a DVD, and when it says it has...
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