[CentOS] Adaptec 6405 and Centos 5.6

Tue May 10 20:32:10 UTC 2011
Maciej Jan Broniarz <gausus at gausus.net>

Wiadomość napisana przez m.roth at 5-cent.us w dniu 2011-05-10, o godz. 17:54:

> 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.
> <snip>
> 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?

Yes. The problem is that Centos 5.6 has no valid driver for Adaptec 6405

All best,