[Linux-PowerEdge] ] CentOS R410 SAS config issues

ch urnd churnd at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 07:45:29 CDT 2013

Yes, they were connected because I had to do the install remotely.  I think
what threw me off more is that the first virtual disk as far as BIOS was
concerned was sdd, not sdc.

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 8:42 AM, Dirk Hartmann <dha at heise.de> wrote:

> --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
> sda/b.
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