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Re[2]: [SLE] PowerEdge 6450
  • From: Pedro Lineu Orso <orso@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 12:02:21 -0300
  • Message-id: <12796312.20020409120221@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I will try.

Many thanks for your help.

Tuesday, April 09, 2002, 10:57:04 AM, you wrote:

MH> Pedro Lineu Orso wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to install Suse 7.3 on Dell PowerEdge 6450 server and get
>> this message from yast2:
>> yast2 return code is 4 (errno = 2)

>> Does anybody know what is wrong ?
>> Thanks.
>> Pedro Lineu Orso

MH> Oh one other thing I forgot to mention that may be your problem. They
MH> deliver this bos with an
MH> IDE cdrom connected to a narrow single ended scsi-bus and have modified
MH> the bios to make the system see it as IDE. This will not work with SuSE.
MH> It ends up seeing it as an IDE FLOPPY.
MH> You should try using the "hdx=noprobe" "hdx=cdrom" command line boot
MH> parameters to see if it
MH> will work right. We ended up putting a real scsi cdrom in before you
MH> thought about trying
MH> these. It works for red-hat because all that stuff is in the kernel and
MH> not as modules.

MH> Mark

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