[Linux-PowerEdge] RHEL 5.3 on r720

Ray Van Dolson rvandolson at esri.com
Thu Jul 11 15:42:50 CDT 2013

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 08:34:16PM +0000, Howard, Chris wrote:
> correction, the older box is an r710,
> the new boxes are r720.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Howard, Chris [mailto:HowardC at prpa.org] 
> Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2013 2:25 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: [Linux-PowerEdge] RHEL 5.3 on r720
> I'm sorry if this is a dumb question but I need a pointer.
> Some time ago, like 2011, I put RHEL (scientific respin) 5.3 on
> an R720.
> Now I have two more R720 boxes and am trying to install.
> But the anaconda installer does not find my 
> two mirrored drives.  It doesn't seem to find any
> drives at all.  I can't find any notes relating back
> to my previous install, nothing that covers the issue.
> An install of 6.x worked fine, but my Oracle software
> won't run on 6.x so I'm forced to 5.x
> Is there some argument to the installer or some other trick
> in order to see my mirrored drives?
> Chris

Your best bet is to use the latest version of RHEL 5.x.  5.3 is super


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