Problem with PE2650 and PERC3/Di

Adam Engel adamengel at loanprotector.com
Wed Apr 14 09:49:00 CDT 2004


I beleive you enter   linux expert  at the boot prompt. I had to do this to
attempt to setup my PERC3/Di card. Although the options i used failed to
work.

Cheers,
Adam


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian Smith" <BSmith at lyrix.com>
To: "Harald Meier" <meh1 at rts.at>
Cc: <linux-poweredge at dell.com>; <linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 9:35 AM
Subject: Re: Problem with PE2650 and PERC3/Di


>
> Hi Harald,
>
> The 2650 has an Adaptec-based controller, so Linux uses the aacraid
driver.
> The driver module that ships with kernel 2.4.7 doesn't recognize the PCI
ID
> of the controller by default.  Since we use kickstart to build our
systems,
> we added these lines to make the aacraid driver recognize the controller:
>
> device scsi aacraid --opts aacraid_pciid=0x1028,0x0A,0x1028,0x011B
> device scsi aacraid --opts aacraid_pciid=0x1028,0x0A,0x1028,0x0121
>
> Since I don't know how you are building your system, you will have to
> figure out how to communicate those PCI IDs to the installer if you aren't
> using kickstart.  At the moment I can't remember how to do this from the
> boot: prompt (it's been a while and not at the top of my head).  Someone
> else can chime in for that.
>
> - Brian
>
>
>
>
>                     "Harald Meier"
>                     <meh1 at rts.at>               To:     "Harald Meier"
<meh1 at rts.at>, "Thomas Petersen"
>                     Sent by:                    <tomp at securityminded.net>
>                     linux-poweredge-admi        cc:
<linux-poweredge at dell.com>
>                     n at dell.com                  Subject:     Re: Problem
with PE2650 and PERC3/Di
>
>
>                     04/14/2004 08:54 AM
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Hi again,
>
> I am still trying to get the PERC 3/Di Raid Controller working.
>
> Are there any problems known with older (2.4.7) drivers?
>
> Any help appreciated,
> Harald.
>
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