[CentOS] HP Proliant ML150 : how do I access disks ?
just4nick at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 13:45:52 UTC 2010
On 02/17/2010 03:38 PM, Rainer Duffner wrote:
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>> thus Niki Kovacs spake:
>>> Up until now, I've only installed Linux either on "desktop" hardware,
>>> meaning one of the desktop PCs in the LAN acted as a server machine for
>>> the network, or I rented some dedicated server somewhere in a datacenter.
>>> Last week I bought some server hardware, a used HP Proliant ML150. It's
>>> the first time I am dealing with this sort of hardware. The hardware was
>>> sold "as is", without any warranty.
>>> When I open the front cache, there are six small "drawers", and the
>>> bottom two of them each contain a 72 GB hard disk.
>>> I inserted a CentOS 5.4 install CD (1 of 6), and the installer (linux
>>> text) booted correctly. But when it comes to partitioning, it "sees" no
>> You most probably need a driver disk; searching for the model and 'RHEL
>> driver' tells me that you need a "Driver Diskette for HP ProLiant Smart
>> Array Controller", which you can get at hp.com.
> Rather, you must first create an array of the disks included (if it's a
> brand new server).
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I don't know about ML's but with DL series CentOS don't have any
problems at all and with seeing disks in particular. So I presume that
Rainer is absolutely right. You have to build an array first.
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