[CentOS] Installing Centos 5 on HP DL140 G3

Mon Apr 14 21:33:30 UTC 2008
Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com>

I want to install CentOS 5.1 with hardware RAID on an HP DL140 G3 server 
that I have here for testing. It prompts me for a storage controller. 
According to this readme page for the latest driver at
CentOS 5 should already contain a "default driver version contained in the
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 installation CD"
I would rather like to use that than go the complicated route of providing 
the latest HP driver. That "HP Internal Port SAS/SATA HBA with RAID" 
actually is a RAID controller from LSILogic and I tried to load all four 
LSILogic drivers provided on the driver list, but none is accepted.
Does somebody have experience with this server/RAID controller and can 
tell me if I can go somehow with the drivers provided by CentOS 5.1 or do 
I need to go with the drivers provided by HP?


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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