2650 + new BIOS + 2.6.10-ac11 and it *still* crashes

Brian Whitehead Brian.Whitehead at LABONE.com
Thu Mar 17 12:57:53 CST 2005


To bad Dell continues to cop out of this problem.  Someone needs to take the
reigns and get Dell and Red Hat working on a problem.

-----Original Message-----
From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
[mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Matthias Pigulla
Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2005 3:17 AM
To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
Subject: AW: 2650 + new BIOS + 2.6.10-ac11 and it *still* crashes

> The giant RedHat Bugzilla thread posted earlier in this 
> thread was very useful!  This note from Matt indicates that 
> the problem still exists even with the latest firmware:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.hardware.dell.poweredge/13137

> I'm hoping we can get Megaraid-based cards to replace the 
> Adaptec-based ones we're all having problems with.  Has 
> anybody had success convincing Dell to provide Megaraid cards 
> for free?

We tried - but they just say that if you run RHEL3 (which is the
supported OS) the problem would be resolved, and pointed us to that
RedHat bugzilla thread.

Someone else on this list reported success for three machines.

Best regards,
Matthias 

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