Debian on PE 2550 w/ RAID

Mark Kilmartin mrk at renre-europe.com
Thu Mar 21 02:50:01 CST 2002


I'm currently running woody on both 2550s and 2450s and have had
absolutely no problems with stability on my production boxes.

(Development boxes running dodgy kernels are another story)

MArk


On Wed, 2002-03-20 at 23:05, G. Barros wrote:
> ill chime in with my woody experiences too :)
> 
> a while back i was working at an isp run entirely on woody, stability was 
> great, we had our main gateway/firewall mirrored with heartbeat and i think 
> i only remember it failing over once in the year i was there. We also ran a 
> couple of mail servers sharing 2k clients with no worries... only reboots 
> were my 3am lets-try-this-new-feature on my test box...
> 
> none were really dell boxes... so i suppose this doesnt help you much :) 
> ... sorry
> 
> -guil
> 
> At 06:11 PM 3/20/2002 -0500, Sean McAvoy wrote:
> >Hello,
> >I noticed that you went with woody, I am still deciding to go with
> >either woody or potato. Are you running woody on production servers? and
> >if so what has the stability been like? I've got a  PE 4400 as well (not
> >in production yet, running 2.4.17 w/ XFS on root) a few 1550s, and a
> >bunch of 350s, and a 2550. I was looking to do software raid on some of
> >them any pointers on a good way to do it? Thanks!
> >
> >On Wed, 2002-03-20 at 17:01, James Bruce wrote:
> > > Sean,
> > >
> > > You really don't need the driver disk that you are thinking of so don't
> > > tell it you have one.  The driver disk that you download will be used when
> > > you install the kernel and modules.  I discuss this in my mini-howto that
> > > I'm still working on so have a look at the following URL:
> > >
> > >       http://itc.musc.edu/twiki/bin/view/Linux/DebianPowerEdge
> > >
> > > Also feel free to contact me with questions concerning the Debian Install
> > > on a PowerEdge.  I've got it working on a Dell PE 4400, 4300, 2300 and a
> > > Dimension 4100.  The PE's are all hardware raid and I have both the
> > > MegaRAID and Adaptec controllers.
> > >
> > > James
> > >
> > > --On Wednesday, March 20, 2002 17:09:44 -0500 Sean McAvoy
> > > <sean.mcavoy at megawheels.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hello,
> > > > I am having some problems with the boot disks found at
> > > > http://www.hem.net/doc/linux/debian2.2_on_pe25X0.html Everything is fine
> > > > up until the driver install, the driver disk seems to fail. It seems
> > > > like the disk image is no good, or I am doing something completely
> > > > wrong. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Sean McAvoy
> > > > Network Analyst
> > > > Megawheels Technologies Inc.
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> > >
> > >
> > > =====
> > > James J Bruce (brucej at musc.edu)
> > > GCRC Informatics Manager
> > > Medical University of South Carolina
> > > Charleston, SC 29425  (843) 876-5101
> > >
> > > There are two major products that have come out of the University of
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> > > coincidence.
> > > -- Jeremy S. Anderson
> >--
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> >Network Analyst
> >Megawheels Technologies Inc.
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