Poweredge 650 -- CERC ATA100/4CH -- MegaRAID problems

Jake Gold jake at dtiserv2.com
Wed Oct 1 11:14:01 CDT 2003


I solved this problem by using an initial root disk image, with SCSI and MegaRAID drivers compiled as modules.

Everything is just peachy now.






On Tue, 30 Sep 2003 15:12:31 -0700
Jake Gold <jake at dtiserv2.com> wrote:

> A PowerEdge 650 with the CERC 4 channel RAID card.
> Two RAID 1'd 40G drives..
> 
> The stock Redhat 7.3 kernel (2.4.18-3) functions just fine with this setup.
> 
> When I boot my own fresh-stock-kernel.org 2.4.21 (kernel compiled with the megaraid drive enabled) the boot process hangs at:
> 
> ....SNIP...
> SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
> megaraid: v1.18f (Release Date: Tue Dec 10 09:54:39 EST 2002)
> megaraid: found 0x101e :0x1960:idx 0:bus 0:slot 3:func 0
> scsi0 : Found a MegaRAID controller at 0xc880d000, IRQ: 15
> scsi0 : Enabling 64 bit support
> < hangs here >
> 
> 
> I've also tried 2.4.22, and tested a couple recent versions of the megaraid (1.x) drivers..all hanging at the same place.
> 
> Because I can't find any docs with any decent instructions it is highly possible that I am missing something simple.
> 
> I'll happily accept an RTFM if you point me at the FM ;-)
> 
> If someone would be kind enough to send me a working, recent kernel config (non-RH kernel preferably, since every option is enabled :) for me to examine that would probably more than sufficient.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> -- 
> Jake Gold
> Systems Administrator
> DTI Services, Inc.
> 


-- 
Jake Gold
Systems Administrator
DTI Services, Inc.
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