[CentOS] Controller detection order

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Mar 14 11:29:43 UTC 2006


On Tuesday 14 March 2006 12:06, Nick Wales wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a dell poweredge 850 with centos 4, freshly installed. I'm now
> trying to add in a fibre -> sata raid enclosure with LSI HBA's in the
> 850.
>
> My problem is the enclosure gets detected first, hijacking sda and
> sdb from the internal SATA drive and causing kernel panic at boot
> time. I've tried changing the order in modprobe to the following:
>
> alias eth0 tg3
> alias eth1 tg3
> alias eth2 e1000
> alias eth3 e1000
> alias scsi_hostadapter ata_piix
> alias scsi_hostadapter1 mptbase
> alias scsi_hostadapter2 mptscsih
> alias usb-controller ehci-hcd
> alias usb-controller1 uhci-hcd
>
> previously ata_piix was below the other two.
>
> This hasn't made any difference though. Can anyone suggest any
> solutions?

After modifying modprobe.conf you must rerun mkinitrd. for the running kernel 
that would be something like:
mkinird /boot/initrd-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)

/Peter

>
> thanks
>
> Nick

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  Peter Kjellström               |
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  Sweden                         | http://www.nsc.liu.se
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