perc2/dc and CentOS/RHEL4

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Sun Dec 10 07:27:45 CST 2006

On Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 11:18:37PM -0600, Phil Hale wrote:
> Howdy all,
> I've been running a Dell PowerEdge 6400 with a PERC Megaraid 2/DC on
> CentOS 4.x for over a year now. I just rebuild the last stable megaraid
> driver for it.  It runs with no problems; and this is on my main web
> server with 150+ virtual hosts.  Bit of an annoyance, but not terrible.
> I found the directions on the web via a search of CentOS 4.x rebuild
> PERC 2/DC.

Indeed, I didn't mean to say it's not possible, just that it's easier
(and in many cases more performant) to use the onboard SCSI instead of
a 2/DC.  And if you then want to migrate to brand new hardware, you
can quite easily.

Matt Domsch
Software Architect
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