[Linux-PowerEdge] ] CentOS R410 SAS config issues

Dirk Hartmann dha at heise.de
Wed Jul 24 07:42:01 CDT 2013

--On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 08:25:09 AM -0400 ch urnd 
<churnd at gmail.com> wrote:

> So what I learned based on the output of the screenshot below is that
> the drive identifier in linux (sd*x*) doesn't always follow the
> correct order of the bootable drives as set in BIOS for some reason.
> In this case as far as the virtual disks go, there are 2:1:0:0 &
> 2:1:2:0.  The bootable drive is the first one in that order, so
> 2:1:0:0, even though it's labeled as sdd by CentOS.  Why it does
> that, I don't know, but I now have a bootable system after I
> installed everything (boot loader & OS) to sdd.  I also noticed that
> after the system booted, sdc & sdd became sda & sdb.

any chance you had the DRAC Virtual Media attached during installation? 
And/or an USBDrive? They are initialized earlier and so get labled as 

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