[CentOS] CentOS on Dell Poweredge 2850

Ian Forde ian at duckland.org
Tue Sep 16 23:26:49 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-09-17 at 02:51 +0700, Lunix1618 wrote:
> Ian Forde wrote:
> > there underneath the OS.  You also may be able to do it using omconfig
> > after installing omsa.  This question really belongs on the Dell Linux
> > list though... I can say that I've expanded a RAID5 volume underneath
> > Windows quite recently on a 2850 and a 2950 without incident...
> >
> >   
> Are you sure that? I remember I found an article on Dell support site 
> explain that PERC 6/i doesn't support that. At the beginning I only have 
> 3 hdd, now I get more 3 hdd and after that I figured can not add new hdd 
> to existing volume. I am not install Open Manage yet ...will try it soon

You'll definitely need to install Openmanage first.  My 2950 boxes have
PERC 5i controllers in them.

> PS: sorry all for OT
> > Uhh... check the DRAC - you may be able to extend the RAID5 array from
> btw, how do you access to DRAC ? i configured IP address for it at 
> firmware boot but can not see the interface for it.

It's not part of the operating system.  You get to it via web browser


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