[CentOS] Problems installing 5.1 on a Tyan Thunder HEsl with a SCSI controller

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Thu Jun 12 15:52:26 UTC 2008

On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 at 9:03pm, Timothy Selivanow wrote

> I'm trying to install 5.1 using the onboard LSI Symbios 53C1010, and I'm
> running into some trouble.  When the computer first boots, the SCSI BIOS
> sees the three HDDs, but when I go to install, the installer hangs for a
> while at inserting the sym53c8xx driver and if I go over to the screen
> on F4 it shows that it is trying to scan the SCSI bus and is resetting
> all of the IDs.  Once that is done, it moves on the the actual
> installer, but does not see any drives.

Have you tried all the usual SCSI voodoo -- check the cables, check your 
termination, ensure you used the proper color goat?

Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin

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