This bug is reproduced on Delphi 7 and C++Builder 6 at least (probably in later versions too) when starting Borland make utility. Indeed, the message "Fatal: Command arguments too long" and the real problem are as like as chalk and cheese.
Check the length of your PATH variable. In my case the length was > 400 characters. Deleting some paths reduced the length down to 300-350 characters and solve the problem.
I seem that "fake RAID" term is not really corresponding to actual motherboard design. Indeed, I don't see the differences between Marvell RAID controller implanted into my motherboard and my old Silicon Image PCI SATA 4-port card.
However, Ubuntu 14.04 cannot be installed "by default" in both cases. Follow these step-by-step instructions.