Mounting a Raid 0 with truecrypt on it Ubuntu
First of all let me say that I am a total noob when it comes to linux. I am sick of windows, and decided to install ubuntu on my system. I can get everything to work, I was even able to mount 2 of my drives with Truecrypt, but Ubuntu does not want to mount my raid drives. I really need help, and will really appreciate it!
15 hard disks:
1 WD 32 gb (10000RPM) this is my windows drive and Ubuntu drive
14 other drives are all 500GB
I have a pretty old motherboard. this motherboad has 8 sata ports allready on it. although 4 of these are NVIDIA sata raid chipset. Then I have 2 sil 3114 SATARaid cards.
4 sata (non-raid)
1. 32gb windows xp (partitioned into windows and linux!)
4 sata Nvidia raid controllor (on the motherboard)
these don't actually use a raid. They are individual drives. but they will require to be mounted.
Sil raid card #1:
1. 500gb, 2. 500gb, 3. 500gb = 1500gb raid 0 (windows this mounts just fine)
Sil raid card #2:
1. 500gb, 2. 500gb = 1000GB raid 0 (mounts fine in windows)
3. 500gb, 4. 500gb = 1000GB raid 0 (mounts fine in windows)
Ubuntu detects all the hard drives in device manager! I installed truecrypt and truecrypt can successfully mount all the encrypted disks from the (MOBO 4 sata non-raid)
BUT THAT IS ALL THAT WILL WORK!
I have been trying to figure out, searching for hours on end on how to mount the other drives. BUT I am getting nowhere. If someone don't help me, I am going to have to go back to windows which would be a real shame!
The problem is that linux will not read the SATA raid as 1 big drive. It shows them individually. So I think i will have to mount the drives with dmraid, and then I can just use truecypt to mount them. But I have had no success. I need someone to really help me out here. Step by step what I have to do.
Thanks in advance
Last edited by Chiyo; 12-14-2009 at 09:14 AM.