[Linux-PowerEdge] ] CentOS R410 SAS config issues

G.Bakalarski at icm.edu.pl G.Bakalarski at icm.edu.pl
Wed Jul 24 07:47:50 CDT 2013


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> --On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 08:25:09 AM -0400 ch urnd
> <churnd at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> So what I learned based on the output of the screenshot below is that
>> the drive identifier in linux (sd*x*) doesn't always follow the
>> correct order of the bootable drives as set in BIOS for some reason.
>> In this case as far as the virtual disks go, there are 2:1:0:0 &
>> 2:1:2:0.  The bootable drive is the first one in that order, so
>> 2:1:0:0, even though it's labeled as sdd by CentOS.  Why it does
>> that, I don't know, but I now have a bootable system after I
>> installed everything (boot loader & OS) to sdd.  I also noticed that
>> after the system booted, sdc & sdd became sda & sdb.
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> any chance you had the DRAC Virtual Media attached during installation?
> And/or an USBDrive? They are initialized earlier and so get labled as
> sda/b.
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hell, just use uuid names in /etc/fstab and forget about /dev/sdX problem ...

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