[CentOS] CentOS 5.5 does not recognise SAS drives with LSI 1068E Controller

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Thu Mar 10 05:34:30 UTC 2011

On 3/9/2011 12:10 PM, Peter Peltonen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 6:57 PM, Les Mikesell<lesmikesell at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Some controllers want to map arrays to volumes and present the volumes
>> to the OS instead of drives, so you have to go through the motions of
>> assigning the resources to volumes and initializing them even if you
>> only want one disk in the array or volume.
> I am pretty sure this was done already as that was what I had been
> told, and I remember seeing on the screen during the bootup messages
> about the drives being initialized and RAID5 working ok. But its been
> a while since I've been working with hardware issues so I will double
> check this tomorrow and show you the config.
> So is it so that the LSI 1068E Controller *should* be supported by
> megaraid_sas driver and the net install should use it without any
> driver disk needed?
> Regards,
> Peter
> _______________________________________________
> CentOS mailing list
> CentOS at centos.org
> http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos
go into the configuration of the card itself and make sure the raid 
array is not only configured./.but initialized and bootable.  ONce it is 
seutp correctly it should get seen correctly.  Megaraid is the 
"technical" name for jsut about all of it's controller chips..:)

More information about the CentOS mailing list