Projects / raider


Raider is a tool to automate software RAID conversion. It converts a single Linux system disk into a Linux software RAID 1, 4, 5, 6, or 10.

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Recent releases

  •  30 Jun 2012 14:44

    Release Notes: If there is a "resume" kernel option, the -s option will now be set automatically. This release adds more tested distributions to the database (Bodhi Linux, Sabayon-9, ROSA-2012.0), automatic checking for new raider versions, and minor bugfixes.

    •  02 Jun 2012 22:06

      Release Notes: Some more distributions were tested in this version: Mageia 2, Linux Mint 13, Fedora 17, Vector Linux 7, Ultimate Edition 3.3, Lubuntu 11.10, Xubuntu 12.04, and Kubuntu 12.04. Some bugs were fixed, namely those related to the "resume=" kernel option.

      •  13 May 2012 01:39

        Release Notes: This release adds bugfixes, minor improvements, and support for Pear Linux-OS4.

        •  01 May 2012 18:14

          Release Notes: This release adds Gentoo and Sabayon support. Genkernel is now detected as a valid initramfs generator. Improved Slackware support. Some bugfixes and improvements.

          •  29 Mar 2012 12:22

            Release Notes: This release improves the distribution detection name. It improves device detection. It creates a partition format progress bar. It has a fix in the creation of a separated boot partition. It fixes a boot crash in systems with GRUB legacy and with an LVM device as a root filesystem. Speeding up RaidSync is only set if running step 3 in runlevel 1. Some screen output messages have been changed. A checked distribution database has been created. Improved speed transfer by using rsync instead of cpio. Makes an inaccurate pre-calculation of how long it takes the BuilRaid phase to be performed. Several bugfixes and other small improvements.


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