Is this reasonable? Matt_Domsch at
Wed Aug 29 08:54:00 CDT 2001

> A Dell 4300 with add on RAID controller and running RedHat 6.2 was 
> dropped on my desk many hours ago along with a request to install 
> RedHat 7.1 and a list of required software packages. 
> The RedHat media does not recognize the RAID controller and cannot 
> find a place to install the OS.

You need to update the firmware on your PERC2/SC card.  It's probably older
than v3.13 (the latest), and the 6.2 kernel knows that old firmware in this
case is a really bad thing and won't let you use the card.  (There were
warnings on VT4 when the megaraid driver loaded).  Newest firmware can be
found at


Matt Domsch 
Sr. Software Engineer 
Dell Linux Solutions 
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