Xubuntu 14.04 with RAID
SummaryXubuntu 14.04 doesn't support RAID out of the box. There is a complex workaround starting with Ubuntu Server. These instructions assume you have 3 identical drives, with 2 planned as active drives and one spare.
Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04Download the Ubuntu Server image and write it to a USB drive. Reboot from the USB drive and start the installer.
NOTE: If you have a fast computer or a USB 3.0 drive, you'll have to do this workaround to avoid a problem with initramfs later after partitioning. Go to the second console (Ctrl-Alt-F2), and run this command (originally suggested here):
while true; do rm /var/run/chroot-setup.lock; sleep 1; doneThen use Alt-F1 to get back to the installer console.
Answer the installation questions until you get to partitioning. Then follow these steps:
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