[CentOS] boot with more scsi card -- clarify/more info

Farkas Levente lfarkas at bppiac.hu
Thu Nov 24 23:22:57 UTC 2005

Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-11-24 at 14:51 +0100, Farkas Levente wrote:
>>we've got a server with a 8 port 3ware card and 2 ide system disks.
> Are you saying you have 2 IDE disks on the 3Ware?
> Or they are connected to the mainboard's ATA channels?

two more on the mainboard.

>>now we'd like to replace the ide disks with scsi disks or sata disks 
>>(these also recognized as scsi in the kernel).
> On which device?  Are you saying you want to remove the IDE disks from
> the mainboard's ATA channels, and use the 3Ware volumes to boot?
> Or other?

leave 8 on the 3ware (these are the data disks) and replace the mainboard 2.

>>if i change the order in bios, the kernel still use as
>>3ware scsi0. if i use scsihosts kernel param or load the scsi driver
>>(through modprobe.conf) in a reverse order then the kernel hang forever
>>during the initialization of the 3ware driver.
> It hangs?  Or you get a kernel panic?

hangs, there is no opps:-(

   Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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