64 bit Debian Etch

Erik Cummings ecummings at PathworksSoftware.com
Wed Jun 20 19:45:40 CDT 2007


I'm assuming you have a 2950 with an EMT64 proc?!?!?!  Not all of them are EMT64, and you aren't trying IA64 are you?  Or do some of the 2950's have Itaniums?


Erik


> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-
> bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Kilian CAVALOTTI
> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2007 10:41 AM
> To: Oliver König
> Cc: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
> Subject: Re: 64 bit Debian Etch
> 
> On Tuesday 19 June 2007 03:41:28 pm Oliver König wrote:
> > Hello,
> > i have a Poweredge 1950 with 2 146 GB SAS (10,000rpm) 2.5 in hard
> > drives and I tried to install a 64 bit Debian Etch on it but the hard
> > drives were not recognized by the 64 bit system. Is there a way to
> > make 64 bit Debian Etch work on my PE 1950? If so,please let me know
> > how. Thanks!
> 
> megaraid_sas and mptsas should be included in the default Etch install
> kernel, so your disks should be recognized by the installer. Are they
> detected during the installation and disappear after the first reboot,
> or aren't they recognized at all?
> 
> In the first case, be sure to choose YAIRD and not INITRD during the
> installation, and if it's not sufficient, you can try to follow that:
> http://theibm..com/2006/07/procedure-for-installing-debian-
> etch.html
> 
> Cheers,
> --
> Kilian
> 
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