Linux RedHat Advanced server 2.1 + PowerEdge 2600 (PERC4 Di)

Chambraud, Guillaume guillaume.chambraud at eds.com
Wed Jan 29 08:49:00 CST 2003


> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Rick Root [mailto:rick.root at duke.edu]
> Envoyé : mercredi 29 janvier 2003 13:59
> À : Mikael Jensen
> Cc : Jose AntonioPacheco e Sousa; linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Objet : Re: Linux RedHat Advanced server 2.1 + PowerEdge 2600 
> (PERC4 Di)
> 
> 
> If your PowerEdge 2600 has a Perc 4/DI like mine did, you're
> SOL.  Dell will not support (currently) the use of RHAS on
> the 2600, as there are NO drivers yet available for the RAID
> controller.
> 
> The Server Assistant CD that comes with the 2600 does NOT
> include the ability to install RHAS.
> 
> We sent our 2600 back a few weeks ago, spent an additional
> $800 (about) and got a PowerEdge 4600 instead.
> 
> The install for RHAS went pretty flawlessly on that platform
> with the Perc 3/DI.
> 
>   - Rick

Hi,
I succeeded in installing a Suse8.1 on a such PowerEdge, even if the Suse8.1
is not supported by Dell and that the Suse8.1 does not provide drivers for
PERC 4 controller (see Tom's page) ...
Why shouldn't it be possible with a RHAS ?

Guillaume




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