1550?

Daniel Andersson daniel at avantnoise.com
Wed Oct 3 16:24:01 CDT 2001


okay

but SHOULDN'T the "old" version of the megaraid driver work, at least to
detect the device?

the reason why i'm asking is because i'm at home and working from home
tomorrow, ie. won't be able to try it until friday, and would be nice to
have all the answers by then ;o)

thanks once again

/ d

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael E Brown" <michael_e_brown at dell.com>
To: "Daniel Andersson" <daniel at avantnoise.com>
Cc: <Matt_Domsch at exchange.dell.com>; <rvt at dds.nl>;
<Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2001 22:11
Subject: Re: 1550?


>
> As was pointed out to me privately, I was confusing 2550 and 1550. The
> 1550 has no option for ROMB (raid on motherboard). You can only get the
> add-in card (which is megaraid).
> --
> Michael
>
> On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Daniel Andersson wrote:
>
> > hmm
> >
> > to be honest i don't know.
> > haven't opened it up, but i can imagine it being onboard.
> >
> > just selected "PERC 3/DC raid blaha" on the commerce.dell.co.uk.
> >
> > but when i boot up it says "AMERICAN MEGATRENDS", so i assumed
megaraid.s
> > was the way to go..
> >
> > / d
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Michael E Brown" <michael_e_brown at dell.com>
> > To: "Daniel Andersson" <daniel at avantnoise.com>
> > Cc: <Matt_Domsch at exchange.dell.com>; <rvt at dds.nl>;
> > <Linux-PowerEdge at exchange.dell.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2001 21:01
> > Subject: Re: 1550?
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Do you actually have an add-in raid card, or are you using the onboard
> > > raid? If you are using the onboard raid, you need to use the aacraid
> > > driver.
> > > --
> > > Michael
> > >
> > > On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Daniel Andersson wrote:
> > >
> > > > hm
> > > >
> > > > very weird.
> > > >
> > > > installed slackware 8.0 on a poweredge 6450 with a perc 3/dc-card
and no
> > > > problems what so ever to boot from the slackware-cd.
> > > >
> > > > is the 1550 special in any way? :o(
> > > >
> > > > / d
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: <Matt_Domsch at Dell.com>
> > > > To: <daniel at avantnoise.com>; <rvt at dds.nl>
> > > > Cc: <Linux-PowerEdge at Dell.com>
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2001 20:32
> > > > Subject: RE: 1550?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > > thought the perc 3/dc worked with the megaraid.s, but apparently
> > not.
> > > > >
> > > > > Yes, PERC 3/DC uses the megaraid driver.  Not sure what version of
> > > > > megaraid.[ch] is included in Slackware 8.0 though.  Additional
> > megaraid
> > > > > drivers are available at http://domsch.com/linux/megaraid.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > Matt
> > > > > --
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