Problems installing RedHat v4.0 on Dell Optiplex GX520 with sata disks ...

Duncan Hill poweredge at cricalix.net
Thu Feb 8 14:14:05 CST 2007


On Thu, February 8, 2007 18:37, J. Epperson wrote:
> On Wed, February 7, 2007 14:34, Leonardo Fernandez wrote:
>
>> Hi Gurus,
>>
>>
>> What Red Hat´s linux version is certified to a Dell Optiplex Gx520 with
>>  SATA disk ? I´m installing the Enterprise AS version 4 and get the
>> error:
>> "An error occurred - no valid devices were found on which to create new
>> file systems. Please check your hardware for the cause of this problem"

If the BIOS offers legacy mode, that can sometimes work.  Encountered that
with a Opti 745 today.  More current distros, such as *Ubuntu, will
support a 520 without issue - I use one as my primary work PC.



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