Problems with Dell-Poweredge 1750

nikster nikster at antivir.de
Fri Oct 15 10:36:01 CDT 2004


Will Dyson wrote:

>On Fri, 15 Oct 2004 16:18:04 +0200, nikster <nikster at antivir.de> wrote:
>  
>
>>Hello,
>>i have  got a problem with my configuration of the Dell Poweredge 1750
>>It is configured Raid 5 (Hardware).
>>I have installed Gentoo-Linux and compiled a 2.6.8 Kernel with Megaraid2
>>support.
>>The Problem is, it hangs while booting with the following Messages:
>>
>>Loading Adaptect I2O Raid: Version 2.4 build 5 go
>>Detecting Adaptec I2O Raid Controllers
>>Redhat Adaptect aacraid driver (1.1.2-lk2 Oct 11 2004)
>>scsi <fdomain> Detection failed (no Card)
>>NCR53c406a: no available Ports found
>>sym53c416.c Version-1.0.0ac
>>
>>I'm not really a pro with Raid and it is my first Dell Server, so I'm
>>not sure if I have miconfigured my RAID or my Kernel.
>>If any you of has an Idea about that  or knows the Answer or just needs
>>more Information please let me know.
>>    
>>
>
>It seems as though lots of scsi drivers are loading and probing for
>hardware. The last one that prints a message is probably the one at
>fault.
>
>Questions:
>
>Have you compiled the megaraid driver into the kernel image, or are
>you loading it as a module from an initrd?
>
>What version is the Gentoo install kernal that (presumably) worked?
>
>You configured the RAID5 logical drive through the megaraid bios?
>
>Can you give a more complete boot log?
>
>Suggestion:
>
>Compile a new kernel with megaraid as the only scsi driver (assuming
>you haven't got any other scsi cards in the system). Do not compile it
>as a module.
>
>  
>
Thank you Will and thank you Kevin, it's now compiled with only aacraid 
and LSI and it works!

Thanks again!

Niels




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