Centos 5 / linux on poweredge 2400
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.
Adam Williams wrote:
> try this:
> 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:
> Enter the MegaRAID BIOS Set Up Utility.
> Enter the Adapter settings menu.
> 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:
>> 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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