64 bit Debian Etch

Oliver König oliver at windfinder.com
Thu Jun 21 02:53:36 CDT 2007


hello erik,
I have a PE 1950 2x Quad Core Xeon E5320 with 1.86 GB / 2x4MB 10066FSB. I 
think the install image was:  
http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/4.0_r0/ia64/iso-cd/

Best regards,

Oliver

On Thursday 21 June 2007 02:45:40 you wrote:
> 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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