[CentOS] HP Proliant ML150 : how do I access disks ?

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Wed Feb 17 15:02:30 UTC 2010


> Niki Kovacs wrote:
>> Nickolay Bunev a écrit :
>>
>>> 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.
>>> Check this link
>>> http://docs.hp.com/en/9320/acu.pdf
>>
>> This document relates to a working server with a working Windows 2003
>> Server installation (as the array utility is for that platform).
>>
>> The Proliant Server I have here is shipped "as is", with a handful of
>> disks. And I have no idea where to start for installing Linux.
>
> It depends on the raid controller, but some have the basic utilities in
> ROM that you access by hitting a specified key at boot-up. Are there any
> messages about the controller as you boot?

Um, dumb question: do you want a raid there? I mean, you did mention
/dev/sda and /dev/sdb... if that's all you want, have you just tried doing
an install? I do that a fair bit on (mostly Dell) servers, but I do
remember needing a Megaraid driver about 3 or so years ago.

         mark



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