[CentOS] CentOS 8 Installation Not Recognizing Local Disk

Thu Oct 10 13:04:41 UTC 2019
Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>

There was a recent thread about Redhat's removal of drivers from LSI 
SAS2, it's probably the problem you are facing.
It can be worked around with the help of Elrepo repo.




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On 2019-10-10 14:01, Brewer, Mitchell wrote:
> I have an older Dell PowerEdge server with one hard drive, with CentOS
> 7 currently installed. I wanted to do a clean install of CentOS 8, but
> it doesn't pick up the hard drive. When I click on the destination to
> pick the hard drive it only shows the USB drive that I'm installing
> from. I checked for a RAID configuration on the server, but there is
> only one disk, and no RAID is configured. The disk is controlled by
> the PowerEdge Raid Controller (PERC), but when I disable that I lose
> the disk completely. I suspect that PERC is part of the problem, but a
> CentOS 7 install proceeds normally with PERC enabled. Do you know of a
> change from CentOS 7 to 8 that would cause this, or if there is a
> workaround? I've searched for several days and haven't found anything
> yet.
> Thank you!
> Mitch
> Mitchell Brewer
> Research Systems Administrator
> Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS)
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