How to remove a disk from a Dell PowerEdge PERC H710-managed RAID0 array in Ubuntu without restarting

Finding the answer to this took me forever for 2 reasons: Dell has never supported Ubuntu super well – it’s “left up to the community” so relying on their official repos for installing command line utilities is a bust or outdated by a half-decade. I constantly found information on EXPANDING an array or REPLACING a … Read more

Linux (Ubuntu), ASUS Z590, LSI 9201-16e HBA Card and how the hell you get it all working together

I hope to save you a lot of time if you are new to the world of HBA cards and external drive enclosures. Quick Reference You might run across the phrases “HBA Adapter” or “RAID Card” used interchangeably in forums and posts – they aren’t necessarily interchangeable terms but are highly related, so the nuances … Read more