[CentOS] LSI software raid with centos 5.4

Mon May 24 14:28:57 UTC 2010
Chan Chung Hang Christopher <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>

CList wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been trying to install CentOS 5.4 on a Intel SR1530SHS, Intel S3200SH
> mainboard.. It has a 3 x 1TB sata hotswap drives with LSI software raid
> onboard.

fake-raid alert!

> I had configured the LSI to have Sata0 and Sata1 with raid 1 and the third
> drive as a hotspare drive.


> Format the harddisk and installation was a breeze. The server rebooted into
> a blank screen and the cursor just keep blinking.

Drivers for the LSI fake-raid not included in initrd maybe?

> Please advise.

Reinstall and use md raid?