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How to use a SoftRAID startup volume with High Sierra

If you're using High Sierra, and booting up from a SoftRAID volume, you'll need to follow the steps given in this forum post, since the macOS High Sierra Installer does not recognize SoftRAID volumes as valid startup volumes.

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Internal part of Softraid has stopped
I'm occasionally getting this message:

"Softraid Error
An internal part of the SoftRAID application has stopped functioning properly. Please quit SoftRAID and relaunch it.
[QUIT] "

Normally I just restart the application and I see no issues so it seem harmless, but I also don't think it should be happening.

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The app is losing contact with the SoftRAID Monitor, so has to be restarted.

This seems to be a bug introduced by a security update. We have not yet figured out what is causing this.

It is indeed harmless. But annoying.
Any idea when this issue might be fixed? It makes "Verify" and "Certify" functions impossible to use since when the app crashes, the long running functions do as well.

I get this error several times a day if I leave the app running. macOS 10.14.6 beta 5. Happens on macOS 10.14.5 also.

Running a Mac mini (late 2012) - no T2 chip.

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We do not yet have a fix for this.

Are you comfortable using the command line to do these functions? I can help with the commands. You need to identify the "disk#" of the device, either with SoftRAID (disk tile), or the terminal (diskutil list)

Lets say the disk is disk5:

softraidtool disk disk5 certify 3

Will certify the disk at disk5 with three passes.

Softraidtool disk disk5 verify

will verify the disk at disk5.

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