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

Fernando Gleiser fergleiser at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 18 00:51:21 UTC 2010


----- Original Message ----

> From: Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net>
> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> Sent: Wed, February 17, 2010 7:26:03 PM
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] HP Proliant ML150 : how do I access disks ?
> 
> Fernando Gleiser a écrit :
> 
> > 
> > And yes, first build the array from within the smatarray utility, then you can 
> install centos. 
> > I've installed centos, rhel and fedora on 100s of MLs and DLs without any 
> problems
> > 
> 
> I'm sorry but I can't seem to find that "Smart Array" utility. The 
> machine I have was shipped "as is", with some loose disks, no apparent 
> system on it, and it came without any CD or handbook. And the HP site 
> isn't exactly helpful for that. Officially this hardware supports RHEL3 
> and RHEL4, and that's it. Looks like there's no way to install CentOS5 
> on it (correct me if I'm wrong).
> 
> Plus, I admit I'm lost in the sheer myriad of options in the various 
> boot configuration tools (bios, scsi configurator). So far I haven't 
> managed to have any disk recognized, and what puzzles me is that there 
> isn't the slightest mention of a disk in the bios.
> 

google for "ml150 rhel5 site:hp.com" yields this results:

http://forums13.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?admit=109447627+1266453497093+28353475&threadId=1355141

http://forums13.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?admit=109447627+1266453513678+28353475&threadId=1364104

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId=3884324&prodTypeId=15351&prodSeriesId=3884323&swLang=8&taskId=135&swEnvOID=4006

the last ones have drivers and such for download

hope that helps


Fer





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