[CentOS] HP Proliant ML150 : how do I access disks ?

John Hinton webmaster at ew3d.com
Thu Feb 18 16:01:36 UTC 2010

On 2/18/2010 10:59 AM, John Doe wrote:
> From: John Hinton<webmaster at ew3d.com>
>> Go to the HP.com website and download the SmartStart CD for your system.
>> This has everything you need to configure the raid. The raid on these
>> machines is a 'hardware' raid running through a proprietary raid card.
>> It is 'extremely' robust. However, you must use the HP SmartStart disk
>> (or perhaps there is something else from hp/compaq?) to configure your
>> raid. The raid card in that machine most likely has a battery on it to
>> allow protected write caching. Very speedy. The battery is used in case
>> of power outage... the data still gets written.
> It is a model 1xx Proliant... so no SmartStart or Firmware Maintenance CD...
> JD
OH... Duh... I'm running about 20 HP servers, but none have ever been 
below a 300 series. Sorry about the bad info.

John Hinton

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