[CentOS] Adaptec 6405 and Centos 5.6

Tue May 10 15:54:13 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 5/10/2011 10:17 AM, Maciej Jan Broniarz wrote:
>> Wiadomo¶æ napisana przez Les Mikesell w dniu 2011-05-10, o godz. 17:07:
>>> On 5/10/2011 9:53 AM, Maciej Jan Broniarz wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> Centos 5.6 doesn't detect any disks connected to an Adaptec 6405 RAID
>>>> Controller. The hardware isn't brand new to the market, so what might
>>>> be the issue here? It seems, that the driver is missing for that
>>>> particular card.
>>> I don't know about that particular device, but I've seen RAID
>>> controllers where you had to run their bios setup utility to add disks
>>> and create volumes even if you only want a single disk per volume.  The
>>> OS only sees the volumes as logical drives.  Or have you already done
>>> that step?
>> I have and array setup in the controlers BIOS. What i need to do is to
>> install centos on the logical volume. Still, Centos 5.6 seems not to
>> have any drivers for Adaptec 6405.
I'm not quite clear on your answer: are you saying that you created
logical RAID volumes, added the physical drives to it, and initialized
each volume?