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  1. [ubuntu] Quantal PC can't see SMB on Maverick Server......

    I have a strange issue with SMB. I have an Ubuntu server that is about 2 years old that I use as my media server and it is running Maverick. No changes have been made on the server. I recently had...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need help with fsck on mdadm RAID5.........

    Ok, I ran that command and it returned nothing, so there did not appear to be any processes using the device. I reboot the box and unmount everything again, and this time I worked. When I ran fsck...
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    [ubuntu] Need help with fsck on mdadm RAID5.........

    Ok, long story short. I had a single drive fail in my RAID5 array. I have already completed the process of removing the failed drive from the array, replacing it it with a new drive, and the array...
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    [ubuntu] Problem formatting Hard Disk

    I have prepared all 4 disks I plan to add to my mdadm array with GPARTED, creating a single primary partition on each disk as an "unformatted partition". However, when I go to create the Array,...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Problems adding new disk to mdadm raid 5 array

    Ok, I backed everything up and got the array all rebuilt, data copied back over, added the 4th disk and grew the array.

    Now I have this problem though:

    I was following a couple different guides...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Problems adding new disk to mdadm raid 5 array

    Thanks for all of the help. Had to be an fdisk bug. I don't know how it ever let me set it up that way. I am backing up the data now and will rebuild the array, formatting with cfdisk this time. ...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Problems adding new disk to mdadm raid 5 array

    Well I just tried sfdisk as well and tried specifying the disk size to the same as the other drives in the array, and that won't let me do it either, says it exceeds the maximum allowable size. It's...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Problems adding new disk to mdadm raid 5 array

    Well it looks like fdisk is what has caused the problem. I wish I would have known about cfdisk when I initially created the array. When I try to display the other disks in the array in cfdisk, I...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Problems adding new disk to mdadm raid 5 array

    I did use fdisk to prep the drive and created the partition /dev/sde1. Then I ran:


    sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/sde1

    to format the partition as ext4.

    When I try to add the partition to the array I...
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    [lubuntu] Re: Problems adding new disk to mdadm raid 5 array

    Here is some additional info:

    OS: Ubuntu Server Maverick


    The HDDS:
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    [lubuntu] Re: Problems adding new disk to mdadm raid 5 array

    No responses still? Is there a more appropriate place to post this? I know somebody has to have had this problem before with a raid 5 array on ubuntu.

    -hogfan
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    [lubuntu] Problems adding new disk to mdadm raid 5 array

    I have been scouring the web for solution to this problem after spending over 4 hours on it last night(or this morning depending on how you look at it). I have a healthy software RAID5 config...
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    [all variants] Easy Backup possible?

    I'm running an Ubuntu server and have yet to find a good quick tool for backing up a couple of directories to an external hard drive attached to my server. The FileSystem Backup tool in Webmin is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Statically mount external hard drive?

    Thanks. I'm going to try and work through it.

    -hogfan
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    [ubuntu] Statically mount external hard drive?

    I have USB External HDD attach to my Ubuntu Maverick server that I plan to use for backups. However, everytime the server is rebooted the External drive gets mounted as a different device. I want...
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    [ubuntu] Using FDISK to Format USB drive NTFS

    This is giving me all kinds of issues. I have Ubuntu server (Maverick) running and I am trying to configure some rsync Cron jobs to backup some media files and system files. However, I formatted...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu won't Listen! Permissions!

    I have a share that was working fine until I regorganized my folders. I have a RAID 5 array mounted as /mnt/raid. It is formatted as EXT4. On the array are several folders:

    Music
    Movies...
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    [ubuntu] Help with strange GRUB hang.......

    Ubuntu Server 64-bit (Maverick). When I reboot I just a flashing curson in the top left corner. If I reboot and hold down the Shift key, I see GRUB Loading... message, and then the machine boots...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need advice on new Maverick Server RAID 5

    Nobody has any suggestions on this setup?

    -hogfan
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need advice on new Maverick Server RAID 5

    Nobody has any suggestions on this setup?

    -hogfan
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    [ubuntu] Re: Free, open-source blogging software

    Wordpress

    -hogfan
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    [ubuntu] Re: Need advice on new Maverick Server RAID 5

    After doing some reading on LVM, I don't see a reason that I would need to implement it in my setup. I will only be dealing with one partition on a RAID5 array, so I don't see the need for the...
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    [ubuntu] Need advice on new Maverick Server RAID 5

    I am building a server I will use for storing media that I will stream across my LAN to to my XBMC HTPC. I also plan to use this server as a web server to run Gallery and possibly Wordpress. ...
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    [ubuntu] Software RAID5 - How much machine needed?

    How much processor will I need to run a software RAID 5 under Ubuntu Server (Maverick). I am looking to build a cheap media server for home use. Thanks.

    -hogfan
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    [ubuntu] Re: Remoting into a Windows XP Machine

    rdesktop is good for accessing Windows machines. Google is your friend. :)

    Open Terminal and type:

    sudo aptitude install rdesktop


    -hogfan
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