g4u - slightly off topic question

J. Epperson linux-poweredge at epperson.homelinux.net
Mon Apr 10 12:58:07 CDT 2006

On Mon, April 10, 2006 11:32, Nick Wales wrote:
> Hi,
> I've got a few PE 850's with SATA drives, one of which is fully
> installed, the rest I'm trying to install using g4u (ghosting
> application), I've had this working on previous installations but now
> with the 850's g4u won't get past the following line...
> wd0 at atabus1 drive 0
> One piece of advice I've seen suggested switching the SATA option in
> the bios to 'combination' but this doesn't appear in the A02 bios
> version of the 850's I have.
> Does anyone have any ideas? Or alternatives for ghosting (other than
> norton) if not.

We're using g4l with success on 2850's with embedded PERCs.  Don't know if
it will support your SATA 850's but worth a look.  The maintainer is very
responsive, if he won't fix it like you need it, he'll give you a lot of
info on how to rebuild it yourself.


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