In our case, this is: Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. You can get the source here: As a result, the only thing that will work correctly is to use the UUID. We do not do “random” out-of-tree drivers because commonly these are supported by their vendors in a haphazard way. To make sure it works and to install the module into our current kernel, we can instruct dkms to build and install the module:

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HighPoint RocketRAID Linux driver – Hacker’s ramblings

Tyler on In spite of this, this how-to may not be complete and require modifications particular to your setup. The following links may not be up-to-date, but they work well as of kernel 2. Unnecessary for rr64xl Edit: Above symbolic link must be complete absolute path!

However, this would not work consistently. Path to the directory should not contain any spaces, it could lead to errors when building module. highpoit

RocketRaid 62x and 64x Driver

To automatically install the module into a new kernel on boot if the capability exists this isn’t necessary if you use Ubuntu’s prebuilt packages to update your kernels, but it doesn’t hurt. If after a kernel upgrade you reboot and it can’t find the rr26xx module, then reboot in an old 460 kernel and run this: I don’t use the RAID capabilities of this card.


After mounting the array run: Comment 1 3 Tyler on The name of the module without the.

I have 8TB and 4TB drives for my movies. I patched the rr64x driver and it now works for me on Ubuntu Any comments, Github forks, pull requests, etc. This helps the kernel to auto-load the hoghpoint on boot, and put it in your initrd file to be available at that time.

Steve A on I’ll continue as if we’re working with the non-RAID driver, though if you drop the “la” and change the version to 1. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. By googling, I found that somebody else had the same process of thought and there was a Github project for the upgraded driver. E-Mail addresses will not be displayed and will only be used for E-Mail notifications.

Also note that the rr64xl module is named rrl, not rr64xl as we would expect. Ubuntu up to Also it was for the roxketraid driver 1. The biggest problem seems to be, that it doesn’t build on any reasonably modern Linux.


A patch which does the following changes can be found here: No need for apologies, this is my blog, not a discussion thread. I created a repo for rr64x. Unfortunately oinux too was 3 years old and wouldn’t build. The next best thing is a commercial distro for Clonezilla, Parted Magic.

These instructions are a bit dated, and some success may be had using a variation or combination of these with the RocketRaid 62x instructions above.

Read this about fakeraid and why not to go there. Otherwise, you may or may not be able to boot off of any disks attached to the controller s. Three problems exist with the version 1.