[CentOS] Centos 5.3, no AHCI on HP DL320 G5p?

Thu Jul 30 11:57:31 UTC 2009
Tony Mountifield <tony at softins.clara.co.uk>

In article <h4rlt9$4di$1 at softins.clara.co.uk>,
Tony Mountifield <tony at softins.clara.co.uk> wrote:
> In article <4A700F7A.6070400 at krediidipank.ee>,
> Veiko Kukk <veiko.kukk at krediidipank.ee> wrote:
> > Tony Mountifield wrote:
> > > That's probably why. To use AHCI you need to set it to RAID mode.
> > > Having done that, you can still use the drives independently if you
> > > prefer kernel RAID; you just have to go into the BIOS RAID setup and
> > > set the drives to JBOD mode (or something like that), by telling it
> > > to remove all RAID information from the drives.
> > 
> > I don't think so, because I have another DL320 (older G3 version) with 
> > same bios setup (sata mode). On that G3, ahci is working.
> Well I haven't used that particular server, but was describing what I have
> found with other HP models (ML110 or DL360). On at least one of them,
> possibly both, I found that if I had the RAID mode turned off in the BIOS,
> then it only picked up the ata_piix driver, not ahci.

Ok, I've now checked up and it was the ML110 where I discovered that behaviour.
The DL360 I worked with was completely different, using a driver called cciss.

Sorry for the misinformation.

Tony Mountifield
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