Adding 3rd Party RAID card halts Linux boot

Nathan Milford nathan at outbrain.com
Sat Apr 17 14:39:01 CDT 2010


Jefferson,

Give it a shot and no go.

Gives me "Filesystem type unknown"

Since array has no filesystem and the original message says "Filesystem type
is ext2fs" I presume it can see that (hd0,0) is correct, but it just stops
short...

- n

On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 2:38 PM, Jefferson Ogata <poweredge at antibozo.net>wrote:

> On 2010-04-17 18:09, Nathan Milford wrote:
> > I think the RocketRAID is confusing GRUB or something like that when it
> > has a bootable volume.
> >
> > So I went through the all the BIOS settings, boot orders, array settings
> > on the RocketRIAD BIOS etc.. no luck.
>
> Have you tried simply disabling the BIOS on the RocketRAID?
>
> My guess is that the BIOS boot drive order has changed, so even if it
> finds grub in some boot order, grub's idea of (hd0) is no longer correct.
>
> If you can get to a grub screen, try editing the root setting from
> (hd0,1) or whatever it is to (hd1,1), etc.
>
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