Linux and RAID
Matt_Domsch at Dell.com
Wed Aug 7 14:10:00 CDT 2002
> I have a poweredge 6300 with one PERC 2 and I´m trying
> add one PERC 3 Di for one Powervault
I assume you mean PERC 3/DC. It's an add-in card, the 3/Di isn't.
> but when
> i insert the card into the server linux don´t start!!!
1) BIOS must be set to boot from the PERC2, not the PERC 3/DC. This is a
config option in the Setup screen available immediately after power-on.
2) Linux must think that the PERC2 is your boot device. This means that
/etc/modules.conf needs to list the aacraid driver first, the megaraid
driver second. If that's backward, it won't work. Fix that, remake your
initrd, and reboot.
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