Installing RH8 on PowerEdge 800
jcm at assoces.com
Sat Mar 5 22:41:10 CST 2005
Ciaran Mac Lochlainn wrote:
> Hello Jean-Christophe,
> Thank you for your help, but unfortunately I still haven't solved the
> I have built a new kernel from linux-2.4.20-30.8.legacy, with scsi,
> megaraid and aacraid (along with ide-scsi) all compiled into the kernel
> instead of being built as modules.
Mhhh.. I think there was an issue with former versions of the 2.4
series... I used the 2.4.28 (compiled it myself), perhaps you should try
to fetch the very very latest version, because sata support is
relatively recent (and dell hardware is quite specific).
> I've tried to boot using this kernel
> and mount the root partition as /dev/sda5, /dev/hda5 and LABEL=/, but
> all of these fail at the same stage during bootup. The error messages
> are slightly different in each case. I can boot the system using a
> rescue CD with 2.4.18-14, and it mounts this partition using /dev/hda5.
> When I run lsmod after booting from the rescue disk, the scsi_mod module
> is shown as loaded but not used.
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