[Linux-PowerEdge] ] CentOS R410 SAS config issues

ch urnd churnd at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 07:50:10 CDT 2013


The CentOS installer doesn't go by UUID.


On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 8:47 AM, <G.Bakalarski at icm.edu.pl> wrote:

> >
> >
> > --On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 08:25:09 AM -0400 ch urnd
> > <churnd at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> 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.
> >
> > 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.
> >
> >
> hell, just use uuid names in /etc/fstab and forget about /dev/sdX problem
> ...
>
> GB
>
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