Centos 5 / linux on poweredge 2400

Emanuel Salagean emanuel.salagean at gmail.com
Sat May 12 17:22:31 CDT 2007


Hey, Thank you very much for this information.
I set the scsi adapter emulation mode to: Mass Storage, and now i have a 
functional CentOS 5 version, with raid 1 and raid 5 - hardware.
It will be a gateway, proxy and mail server. Not too much stressed, hope 
it will work oke.
Thanks!



Adam Williams wrote:
> try this:
>
> https://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-5-manual/release-notes/RELEASE-NOTES-x86-en.html
>
>    *
>
>       Host bus adapters that use the MegaRAID driver must be set to
>       operate in "Mass Storage" emulation mode, not in "I2O" emulation
>       mode. To do this, perform the following steps:
>
>         1.
>
>             Enter the MegaRAID BIOS Set Up Utility.
>
>         2.
>
>             Enter the Adapter settings menu.
>
>         3.
>
>             Under Other Adapter Options, select Emulation and set it
>             to Mass Storage.
>
>       If the adapter is incorrectly set to "I2O" emulation, the system
>       will attempt to load the i2o driver. This will fail, and prevent
>       the proper driver from being loaded.
>
>       Previous Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases generally do not
>       attempt to load the I2O driver before the MegaRAID driver.
>       Regardless of this, the hardware should always be set to "Mass
>       Storage" emulation mode when used with Linux.
>
>
>
> Emanuel Salagean wrote:
>> Hi,
>> It's my first time with an Dell Poweredge.
>> I have to install a linux distribution (preferably centos 5), on a Dell 
>> Poweredge 2400 , with a poweredge expandable raid controller perc 2/dc.
>> I tried with centos 5, but i seem that it hasn't the drivers for my scsi 
>> raid adapter.
>> Please tell me with distro has it, or how can i install a linux version 
>> on this scsi adapter.
>> Thank you!
>>
>>
>> --
>> Emanuel Salagean
>> Network Administrator
>>
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